Pritzker Takes Coronavirus Test After Being Exposed At Meeting

Mark Konkol
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Chicago — Shortly after his daily coronavirus briefing, state officials announced Gov. J.B. Prtizker's would be quarantined and tested after being exposed to COVID-19 on Monday.

"The Governor’s Office was notified this afternoon of a recent exposure to COVID-19 and as result of that possible exposure is currently conducting contact tracing and following all necessary health protocols from IDPH," state officials said in a statement.

"The exposure was the result of an external meeting with the Governor that took place on Monday in a large conference room in the Governor’s Office. The Governor was tested today and his results will be made public when available. The Governor is currently isolating pending his test results."

This article originally appeared on the Chicago Patch