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Gov. Ricketts Tests Positive for COVID-19

Media Contacts:  

Alex Reuss, 402-471-1970

Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967


Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Tests Positive for COVID-19


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement.


“The First Lady and I have tested positive for COVID-19.  Both of us are experiencing very minor symptoms.  We will be following CDC guidelines and will be isolating.”


The latest CDC guidance on quarantine and isolation is available here:  COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation | CDC.