Update from Lieutenant Governor’s office:
News Release from Office of Lt Governor, Sept 11, 2020 (updated)
Lt. Gov. Green has tested positive for Covid-19. He received his results Friday evening and is isolating safely in a bedroom at his home. Lt. Gov. Green plans to continue his duties from his home as long as he’s feeling well. Dr. Green reports that he feels fine and plans to update friends and family as he goes through what thousands of Hawaii citizens are experiencing.
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Statement from our office:
News Release from Office of Lt Governor, Sept 11, 2020
A member of the Lieutenant Governor’s team has tested positive for Covid-19, and the office was notified at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. The office’s 14 employees, including administrative and executive teams and security detail, will quarantine and get tested.
Last Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Green received a routine Covid-19 test prior to his emergency room shift, and the test was negative. Lt. Gov. Green will be tested again today, as he was in close contact with the positive team member and will isolate accordingly. Lt. Gov. Green will share his test results once they are available.
Statement from Lt. Gov. Josh Green:
“We are following proper protocols to ensure the health and safety of our team members first and foremost. Our thoughts are with our team member who tested positive for Covid-19 and wish them a speedy recovery.”