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Texas governor tests positive for COVID-19, in 'good health'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has tested positive for COVID-19.

His office said Tuesday that Abbot is in good health and experiencing no symptoms. Spokesman Mark Miner says Abbott was is isolating in the governor’s mansion in Austin and receiving monoclonal antibody treatment. Abbott was vaccinated earlier this year.

The governor’s positive test came as cases of the virus soar and hospitals around the state are stretched thin.