Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte tests positive for COVID-19

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte tests positive for COVID-19
Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., walks through the Capitol on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. The governor's wife is reportedly awaiting test results, and the two are quarantining for 10 days, according to the report.

Gianforte, a Republican governor, had dropped Montana's mask mandate on February 12, and he loosened restrictions on businesses in recent months.

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