Gov. Ricketts, Susanne Shore in quarantine
Gov. Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore are in quarantine.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Gov. Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore are in quarantine.
Ricketts’ office issued a statement Tuesday morning saying the couple had come into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
“On Sunday night, Governor Ricketts and the First Lady joined three people for dinner outside,” said Taylor Gage, Director of Strategic Communications. “One of the people they joined tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.”
Both the Governor and First Lady will quarantine for 14 days.
The statement said neither Ricketts or Shore are showing any symptoms, and that they will get tested at the “appropriate time.”
Ricketts will host his Tuesday and Thursday coronavirus briefings virtually. He is scheduled to speak at 2 p.m. Tuesday.