Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday afternoon that he had tested positive for coronavirus, but said that he had tested negative for Covid-19 later on in the evening.
Before meeting President Donald Trump in Cleveland. Mike DeWine
His first results showed that he was positive for coronavirus. But by the end of day five, she found a negative result for coronavirus just a few hours after the positive test result.
First Lady Fran DeWine and staff members have also all tested negative.
Mike DeWine currently has no symptoms at the moment.
DeWine was the second person to have a positive result prior to the meeting with Trump. Last Wednesday, Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) contracted a coronavirus before he was about to travel back to his home state. Louie Gohmert, who has frequently refused to wear a mask.
Trump mentioned DeWine in one of his keynote addresses. “Our great governor, governor of Ohio DeWine, just tested positive – just here – and we wanted to wish him the best. He’ll be fine,” Trump said. “I just said, ‘I look forward to seeing the governor.’ They said, ‘Sir, he just tested positive.’ But he’s a great guy, he’s done a fantastic job. “
DeWine said “quite candidly” at the time that he and his wife had sought to avoid crowds during the pandemic. He said Thursday that he wasn’t sure where he had possibly contracted the virus, and that members of his “bubble,” such as his security detail and wife, were also being tested.
The Ohio Democratic Party said they were very sad to know the test results. As the Ohio people, they will stand by and support the governor and his family in the meantime.