South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has COVID-19, his workplace introduced Tuesday.
McMaster, 73, is quarantining after “experiencing delicate signs with a cough and slight fatigue,” his workplace stated.
The Republican’s analysis comes after having shut contact with somebody contaminated with the virus.
His spouse, 73, Peggy, examined constructive Thursday and stays asymptomatic, in accordance with McMaster’s workplace.
The McMasters will every isolate for 10 days and “stay in good spirits,” his workplace stated.
“Peggy and I urge everybody to be additional cautious through the Christmas vacation season,” Gov. McMaster stated in an announcement. “This virus spreads very simply.
Based mostly on his physician’s advice, he’ll bear a monoclonal antibody therapy, which is “a safety measure for these with delicate to average signs.”
President Trump additionally acquired an antibody therapy when he had the bug.
The McMasters attended a Christmas celebration on the White Home final Monday, and each examined unfavorable main as much as the occasion, the The Publish and Courier reported.
After the occasion, the couple took a “precautionary, routine check” the place the First Woman’s outcomes got here out constructive, and McMaster’s unfavorable.