legitimate: Member of Lamont’s security team exams positive for COVID

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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks to reporters before surveying storm damage in the area in Westport, Conn. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson tested positive for COVID-19, his administration announced late Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

FILE – in this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks to reporters before surveying storm harm within the area in Westport, Conn. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson confirmed fantastic for COVID-19, his administration introduced late Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP photograph/John Minchillo, File)

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A member of Gov. Ned Lamont’s security crew has confirmed high-quality for COVID-19, the governor’s office stated Wednesday evening.

“The member of the protection aspect has automatically entered self-isolation,” Paul Mounds, Lamont’s chief of group of workers, stated in an announcement.

Max Reiss, Lamont’s communications director, verified Wednesday nighttime that the adult on the safety crew who validated high quality is a member of the Connecticut State Police, but declined to comment further.

The announcement is the 2nd time in contemporary days a workforce member near Lamont has been diagnosed with the virus.

ultimate Friday, Mounds introduced a “senior group of workers” member had validated nice for the virus.

Reiss later demonstrated in a tweet that he was the adult who had been diagnosed.

Lamont referred to Monday he had been verified over the weekend with terrible outcomes.

The governor has been self-quarantining, Mounds said.

“There are no other fine check results to document from the governor’s workplace,” Mounds observed.