TEXAS, USA — Democratic candidate for Texas governor Beto O'Rourke has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Monday.
"In addition to being fully vaccinated and boosted, I regularly test for COVID-19 while traveling the state for town hall meetings," he said in a press release. "I tested negative yesterday morning before testing positive today. I have mild symptoms and will be following public health guidelines."
O'Rourke recently hosted events such as a property tax address on April 20 in Dallas. He also had a press conference planned for Monday morning in Harris County with Texas Land Commissioner Jay Kleberg.
O'Rourke additionally was visiting Livingston and New Braunfels over the weekend.
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