Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) evaluated negative for the novel coronavirus after initially checking favorable prior to his plans to welcome President Trump at the Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, he revealed Thursday evening.
The guv supplied an update after at first checking positive for the Wuhan coronavirus Thursday early morning via a rapid test, exposing that a 2nd test– a PCR test– showed to be unfavorable.
” In a 2nd COVID-19 test administered today in Columbus, Governor Mike DeWine has actually evaluated unfavorable for COVID-19,” a declaration from his official Twitter account read. “First Lady Fran DeWine and staff members have actually likewise all checked unfavorable”:
UPDATE: In a second COVID-19 test administered today in Columbus, Governor Mike DeWine has evaluated unfavorable for COVID-19 Lady Fran DeWine and personnel members have actually also all checked negative. pic.twitter.com/0Ixap90 mJg
— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) August 7, 2020
The declaration read in part:
A PCR test was administered to the Governor and members of his personnel this afternoon. The PCR tests for the Governor, First Lady, and staff were run twice. The test administered this morning to the Guv in Cleveland, as part of the protocol needed to fulfill the President, was an antigen test.
DeWine and his wife, Fran DeWine, strategy to go through another PCR test on Saturday “out of an abundance of caution.” Those outcomes will likewise be launched to the public:
I evaluated negative in second test that I took today for COVID-19 Woman Fran DeWine and staff members have actually also all checked unfavorable for COVID-19
— Mike DeWine (@MikeDeWine) August 7, 2020
After at first testing positive for the virus via an antigen test, DeWine reported no signs.
” I feel great. I have a headache, however I get a great deal of headaches throughout my life, so a headache is not unusual,” the governor said, according to Fox 8.
DeWine told press reporters he is staying at his personal home instead of the guv’s estate, as he has given that the start of the pandemic. He is likewise dealing with a skeleton personnel, all of whom use masks.
” When you wear a mask, you’re enhancing your chances considerably. That does not suggest you won’t get it,” DeWine said, stressing that the virus “lives among us.”