Wolf Receives Second Negative Coronavirus Test

Image via Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf

By Patrick Abdalla

December 11, 2020

The governor had tested positive for the virus on Tuesday, and has said he has been asymptomatic the entire time.

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced that he received a second negative coronavirus test. 

Wolf, who tested positive on Tuesday, said he tested negative Wednesday and Thursday.

Wolf described himself as asymptomatic the entire time. 

“I extend my deepest gratitude for all of the well wishes sent to Frances and me,” said Gov. Wolf. “We appreciate the prayers and support of Pennsylvanians, and count ourselves lucky that my course of the virus was asymptomatic.”

“I will continue to quarantine and carry out my duties to the commonwealth from home in the coming days, following CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines for asymptomatic cases of COVID-19.”

On Thursday, Wolf announced new mitigation efforts against the virus, including shutting down indoor dining at restaurants, and limiting the number of people who could attend indoor and outdoor gatherings. He’d warned that the decision was coming earlier in the week.Wolf is now one of 470,034 Pennsylvanians who have contracted the virus.


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