Two Of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Children Test Positive For COVID-19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s youngsters have examined optimistic for the coronavirus and his household is following “all COVID protocols,” his workplace introduced Friday.

“The Newsoms continue to support masking for unvaccinated individuals indoors to stop the spread and advocate for vaccinations as the most effective way to end this pandemic,” stated an announcement from Erin Mellon, spokesperson within the governor’s workplace.

The temporary assertion stated Newsom, his spouse Jennifer Siebel Newsom and their different two youngsters had since examined detrimental for COVID-19 however didn’t present some other particulars, together with how they have been uncovered.

All 4 of the governor’s youngsters are underneath 12, the age when youngsters are allowed to be vaccinated underneath federal laws.

The announcement comes solely days after Newsom handily defeated an effort to recall him that was partly pushed by the COVID-19 pandemic that shuttered a lot of the state for greater than a yr. The recall gained steam after Newsom was caught in November at a lobbyist’s birthday celebration at a swanky Napa Valley restaurant — unmasked and in a big celebration that violated his personal social distancing orders.


However, Newsom obtained about 64% of the vote in Tuesday’s election, in accordance with preliminary outcomes.

Republicans operating to switch Newsom opposed masking and vaccine mandates however Newsom doubled down on them and argued that GOP opponents would threaten essential efforts to sluggish the unfold of the virus, calling the recall “a matter of life and death.”


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