Nov 29, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Colorado governor and partner test positive for coronavirus

Colorado governor Jared Polis speaks to the media regarding the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch during a press conference on May 8, 2019 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) tweeted Saturday night that he and his partner, Marlon Reis, tested positive for COVID-19.

The big picture: He said they're both "asymptomatic, feeling well, and will continue to isolate at home." On Nov. 9, Polis extended a 30-day mask mandate to combat a rise in cases. The state has confirmed 225,283 coronavirus infections since the pandemic began. Since September, the governors of Wyoming, Nevada, Virginia and Missouri have also tested positive for the virus.

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