Abbott’s office said he will isolate in the Governor’s Mansion in Austin, and will continue to be tested daily while receiving Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody treatment.
“Governor Abbott is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in good health, and currently experiencing no symptoms,” his office said in a statement.
As the highly contagious delta variant of the virus spreads, Texas has seen coronavirus cases skyrocket in recent weeks, from around 1,000 daily cases reported in early July to over 20,000 cases reported on Monday.
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