GOVERNMENT

Lt. Gov. Henderson tests positive for COVID-19

Jan 23, 2022, 8:18 PM | Updated: Jan 24, 2022, 4:53 pm
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Lt. Gov.. Deidre Henderson announced Wednesday a one-time bonus of $2,000 for childcare workers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY — Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, a press release announced Sunday night.

To help prevent the spread of the virous, she has canceled all public events for the upcoming week.

The press release states that she is doing well considering the circumstances and is looking forward to getting back to work as soon as possible.

A statement from the office of Gov. Cox said Sunday night that the governor was not exposed and is fully vaccinated.

“Gov. Cox is fully vaccinated and boosted, has tested negative for COVID-19 and has no symptoms. According to the latest CDC guidance, there is no need for him to quarantine or isolate,” the statement read.

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