California’s Gavin Newsom Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Personal Trip

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a bill signing ceremony at Nido's Backyard Mexican Restaurant on February 09, 2022 in San Francisco, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signedlegislation to extend COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for workers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
  • The office of California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday night.
  • Newsom is experiencing mild symptoms, according to FOX 2 Oakland. Further details on his condition were not immediately available, but it was noted that his wife tested negative.
  • The governor will work remotely, FOX 2 reported, and he will self-isolate in accordance with the current California Department of Public Health guidelines, which recommend at least five days.