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Indiana governor to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure


INDIANAPOLIS (WPTA21) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and First Lady Janet Holcomb are going into quarantine Tuesday after several members of his security detail tested positive for COVID-19.

Holcomb and the First Lady are considered close contacts and will be tested later this week.

The Indiana State Department of Health will perform the contact tracing for the Governor, First Lady and the security detail.

The governor was in Huntington on Monday for a ribbon cutting.

Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box and Dr. Lindsay Weaver will lead Wednesday’s weekly COVID briefing and the Governor will join by phone

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Kayla Crandall

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