Teresa Parson, wife of Governor Parson, tests positive for COVID-19


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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- The office of Gov. Mike Parson has confirmed with sister station KOLR that Missouri First Lady Teresa Parson has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Kelli Jones, Parson’s communications director, Teresa Parson showed mild symptoms for a while and got a rapid test. Those results came back positive.

He is being tested as well. Parson is currently awaiting the results of a PCR test. Once they get that results, his office will figure out the next steps.

The governor’s office is expected to announce his test results Wednesday afternoon. FOX4 will provide updates on fox4kc.com and in the 5/6 p.m. newscasts.



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