US' South Carolina Governor tests positive for COVID-19

The Governor of the U.S. state of South Carolina, Henry McMaster tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday evening, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement said the 73-year-old is "experiencing mild symptoms with a cough and slight fatigue."

McMaster has been in quarantine since his wife tested positive for the virus on Friday.

The governor will isolate for the next 10 days and will keep monitoring for additional symptoms.

Upon the return of his positive COVID-19 test result, the Governor's Residence staff were also sent home to quarantine and get tested.

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