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COVID-19: House Speaker tests positive, moves to isolation

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COVID-19: House Speaker tests positive, moves to isolation

Coronavirus has been a threat to many leaders of the world and the rate at which the pandemic is rising is so alarming. Philip Gunn Mississippi House Speaker on Sunday said he test positive to COVID-19 noting that he had been in contact with a person who tests positive recently.

He, however, feel the need to know his status and condition so he got tested and the result came out positive. Speaking in a Facebook video.

“I felt like I needed to go get myself tested just because I had been with this person and this morning was informed that I too have tested positive for COVID-19,” Gunn said.

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He further said he is fine and yet to be showing any symptoms of the pandemic but still, he will be in isolation. He further made known that he is contacting all those he had come in contact with to all get tested to further contain the spread of the virus.

The 122 house speaker also urged residents in the state to do the same if they got infected with the virus.

“We need to make sure that we do everything we can to get this past us as quickly as possible,” he said.

In another development, it was said the Gunn has been seen sometimes wearing a mask and other days he chooses not to use the protectives.

 

 

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