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Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, first lady test negative for COVID-19

They began quarantining Tuesday after several member of their security detail tested positive for the virus.

CLARKSVILLE, Ind — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and first lady Janet Holcomb have tested negative for coronavirus.

They began quarantining Tuesday after several member of their security detail tested positive for the virus.

The recommendation came from State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box since they are considered close contacts.

Health officials will perform contact tracing for the governor, first lady and security detail.

Dr. Box and Dr. Lindsay Weaver led Wednesday’s weekly COVID-19 briefing where Gov. Holcomb joined by telephone.

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