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Parson, wife test positive for COVID-19

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Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Department of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams said Parson is isolating in the Governor's Mansion. An administration official said Parson would continue to conduct state business while quarantining.

While Parson has recommended the use of face coverings when social distancing isn't possible, he has declined to issue a statewide mask mandate.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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