Gov. Parson, first lady cleared to return to work after COVID-19 recoveries

Gov. Parson, first lady cleared to return to work after COVID-19 recoveries
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020 file photo, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a news conference in St. Louis. Gov. Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear mask, and First Lady Teresa Parson tested positive for COVID-19, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (Source: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File/AP)

BOLIVAR, Mo. (KY3) - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and first lady Teresa Parson have been cleared to return to work, according to the governor.

Gov. Parson announced he and his wife both tested positive on Sept. 23, 2020. Both were tested after the first lady showed mild symptoms.

The governor and first lady were under quarantine during a 10-day period that ended Oct. 3, according to his office.

In a video update from Bolivar, Missouri, the governor says he and the first lady are doing fine and were thankful for support during their recoveries from COVID-19.

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