DENVER (AP) — A well being company instructed Colorado Gov. Jared Polis that he doesn’t have to quarantine himself after assembly with Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, who has examined constructive for the coronavirus, the governor’s workplace mentioned Sunday.
The Tri-County Well being Division, which oversees Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, instructed Polis that there isn’t any threat of him catching the virus after he appeared with Coffman at a information convention on Oct. 15, the governor’s workplace mentioned.
“Subsequently, Gov. Polis and others at that occasion with Mayor Coffman have been knowledgeable that they don’t have to quarantine because of this example. Whereas the Governor was ready to quarantine, he’s relieved that there isn’t a purpose to take action below well being steerage,” Polis’ workplace mentioned in a press release.
Coffman, a Republican who beforehand represented a suburban Denver district in Congress for 5 phrases, introduced his prognosis Sunday on Twitter. He mentioned he got here dwelling from work Thursday morning not feeling properly, pondering he had a really delicate chilly, however labored at dwelling to be on the protected facet. He mentioned his signs cleared by Saturday and he obtained a fast coronavirus check finished on Sunday, assuming it will clear him to go to again to the workplace and resume his schedule.
“Sadly, the outcomes of the check have been constructive. I must quarantine at dwelling,” Coffman mentioned.