AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, in accordance with his workplace, who mentioned he’s in good well being and experiencing no signs.
Abbott, who was vaccinated in 2020, was isolating within the governor’s mansion in Austin and receiving monoclonal antibody therapy, spokesman Mark Miner mentioned in an announcement.
The governor is the most recent Texan to check constructive as circumstances of the virus soar and hospitals across the state are stretched skinny. Greater than 11,500 sufferers have been hospitalized with the virus as of Monday, the best ranges since January. The constructive exams comes a day after Abbott tweeted an image of himself not sporting a masks whereas talking indoors close to Dallas to a gaggle of Republicans, most of whom have been unmasked.