Sacramento — California Governor Gavin Newsom, who defeated his pandemic-fueled recall attempt four days ago, said with his family after two of his four children were tested positive for coronavirus. Follows all Covid protocols. “
“The governor, the first partner, and two other children were subsequently tested negative,” confirmed Governor’s spokeswoman Erin Melon late Friday. According to her, the children were positive on Thursday and showed mild symptoms. They are quarantined.
The report followed Mr. Newsom’s victory over a Republican-led recall attempt as Californians were impatient with health restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. The rate of new Covid-19 cases in California is the lowest in the country and the rate of vaccination is one of the highest.
However, all children of the governor are under 12 years old, which is the standard age for vaccination. In a victory speech on Tuesday night, the governor said his eldest daughter was about to turn 12 this weekend.
“Newsams continues to support and advocate vaccination for unvaccinated individuals indoor masking as the most effective way to end this pandemic,” said the governor’s wife. Jennifer Siebel Newsome said.
A spokeswoman for Governor Newsom did not identify which of his children were positive for the virus. But this is not the first time it has affected his family. In November, three of his children were quarantined after being exposed to California Highway Patrol police officers for security details of the infected family, and one child was quarantined after his classmates tested positive. rice field.
This summer, Newsomes separated the children from the summer camp after it was determined that masking requirements were not strictly adhered to.
The governor has been vaccinated since April when he received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at a press conference. Orrin Heatlie, head of unvaccinated recall operations, said this week he recovered after being infected with Covid-19 in the last few weeks of the campaign.