Georgia Governor, who hastily lifted lockdown, in quarantine after contacting infected person in eve of packed rally

1 month ago

Atlanta news, Georgia news.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is in self-quarantine after coming into contact with an infected person on Tuesday, just hours before holding a packed, mask-optional rally.

Representative Drew Ferguson who also attended the “MAGA” event in Manchester, Georgia announced his fellow republican Kemp was “exposed within the last 48 hours to an individual who recently tested positive.”

Ferguson insisted however that Kemp tested negative for the virus recently.

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  • It was not clear if Ferguson, who is currently coronavirus positive, was the person that contacted Kemp, but they both attended the event and were pictured close together.

    The representative described experiencing cold-like symptoms on Thursday night but thinks he actually didn’t infect anyone.

    “While the vast majority of my recent schedule has been virtual, we are beginning the process of reaching out to anyone I have seen in recent days,” he added.