Gov. DeWine, Ohio First Lady test negative after COVID-19 exposure

FILE PHOTO: Governor Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran, visit with a woman who just got her COVID vaccination and a member of the National Guard assisting at the COVID vaccination clinic at New Carlisle Senior Living.  BILL LACKEY/STAFF

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FILE PHOTO: Governor Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran, visit with a woman who just got her COVID vaccination and a member of the National Guard assisting at the COVID vaccination clinic at New Carlisle Senior Living. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine have tested negative for COVID-19 after being exposed to two staff members who tested positive for the virus.

The DeWines are not showing any symptoms. Both are fully-vaccinated and have received boosters, according to DeWine’s office.

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The DeWines will not participate in any events scheduled through Sunday and will continue to be tested for COVID-19 daily.

Last August Gov. DeWine tested positive for COVID during a required screening to meet with then President Donald Trump. A second test he took later the same day came back as negative.

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