61-year-old Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said on Friday he has caught COVID-19, turning into the second U.S. governor to test positive for the infection in the previous two days. Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam got a nasal swab test on Thursday subsequent to discovering that an individual from the governor’s home staff had been contaminated. The Democratic politician doesn’t have any symptoms while his better half is encountering mellow symptoms.
The couple was relied upon to quarantine for the following 10 days. The declaration comes two days after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson affirmed his own positive report. His better half, Teresa, additionally tested positive. Northam and Parson join around 7 million Americans who have tested positive for the illness, however the genuine number of contaminations is accepted to be a lot higher since numerous individuals don’t encounter any symptoms and testing was restricted to critical cases in the early months of the pandemic.