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Nevada Governor Negative for COVID-19 After Staffer Positive

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has tested negative for coronavirus in Las Vegas a day after a positive test came back for one of his staff members working at his office in the Capitol in Carson City.

Sisolak spokeswoman Meghin Delaney says the governor has not had in-person contact with the staffer since mid-September.

She says the negative result came back Wednesday after he was tested Tuesday “out of an abundance of caution.”

Sisolak departed northern Nevada on Sept. 17 and has been working from Las Vegas since then. He intended to return to Carson City next week but those plans are on hold.

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