Pritzker Quarantined After Staffer Tests Positive for COVID-19

Pritzker Quarantined After Staffer Tests Positive for COVID-19

CHICAGO – Gov. JB Pritzker and members of his staff are set to quarantine for the next two weeks following a positive COVID test in the Governor’s office.

According to a release from the Governor’s Office, staff members tested for the virus last Wednesday during the staff’s weekly testing and all were negative. Over the weekend, a staffer developed symptoms and tested positive Monday, receiving a confirmed positive. The staffer had attended several events with the Governor, including his trip to Marion last week.

The release stated the staffer wore a mask during all stops and during all interactions with the Governor and other staffers. Pritzker, all close contacts and his staff will quarantine for 14 days, and will continue working remotely.

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