LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has announced that he is no longer in isolation because of testing positive for COVID-19.
I am so glad to be back in the office after completing my self-isolation due to my COVID-19 diagnosis. My team and I are continuing to work on behalf of all Nevadans during the ongoing pandemic. Thank you to everyone who sent me well wishes! I am grateful to be your Governor pic.twitter.com/DTW2JHUShl— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) December 1, 2020
Sisolak announced that he tested positive on Nov. 13. His positive test result was discovered during routine testing.
A few days later, he received a second positive result.
The governor experienced mild symptoms.
Before the governor's diagnosis, one of his staff members tested positive in October. The positive staff member was later identified as the head of the governor's coronavirus task force, Caleb Cage.
On Nov. 12, the governor delivered a dire warning to the residents of Nevada and urged them to stay home in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. On Nov. 22, the governor issued a new directive and put the state on a three-week pause. The three weeks ends on Dec. 15.