RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife, Pamela Northam, both have tested positive for covid-19, his office announced Friday.

Northam (D) is experiencing no symptoms and the first lady’s are mild, his office said.

The Northams were tested Thursday after learning Wednesday evening that “a member of the Governor’s official residence staff, who works closely within the couple’s living quarters, had developed symptoms and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19,” a news release from his office said. “Both the Governor and First Lady received PCR nasal swab tests yesterday afternoon, and both tested positive.”

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