ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Governor Larry Hogan announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
In a tweet, he said that he received a positive rapid test. He also said that he had been vaccinated and boosted and that he feels fine.
This morning, as part of my regular testing routine, I received a positive rapid test for COVID-19. I have been vaccinated and boosted, and I am feeling fine at the moment.
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) December 20, 2021
Governor Hogan issues a statement later in the evening:
“Just now, I received a positive PCR test result for COVID-19, following the positive rapid test this morning. I am experiencing some cold-like symptoms, and will continue to quarantine and work from home throughout the week. With the Omicron variant becoming increasingly dominant, I want to again urge Marylanders who haven’t yet to go out and get your booster shot as soon as possible.
“Thank you to everyone who has reached out today with prayers and well wishes.”