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Gov. Larry Hogan tests positive for COVID-19

December 20th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor  Larry Hogan has announced he has tested positive for COVID-19. Hogan, who has been a strong proponent of COVID-19 vaccinations, is vaccinated and has received a booster. 

The omicron variant is currently the variant to watch as it has been tested across the nation.

In a tweet on Monday, Hogan said "This morning, as part of my regular testing routine, I received a positive rapid test for COVID-19."

Hogan said he is "feeling fine at the moment."

In a recent rise in cases following the new variant, school systems across the state are taking precautions 

"As the Omicron variant becomes dominant, I want to urge you to get vaccinated or get your booster shot as soon as possible," Hogan tweeted.