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Gov. Ricketts, First Lady to quarantine after coming in contact with COVID-19 positive person

Posted at 8:19 AM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 19:17:55-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore will quarantine for two weeks after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Governor's office.

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The Governor and First Lady attended a dinner with three people outside on Sunday night, according to Taylor Gage, the governor's Director of Strategic Communications. One of the guests tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Gage says the Governor and First Lady will quarantine for 14 days. Neither are showing symptoms of COVID-19 and both the Governor and First Lady will be tested.

Gov. Ricketts plans to host his Tuesday and Thursday COVID-19 briefings virtually.