Pennsylvania AG, governor candidate Josh Shapiro tests positive for COVID-19

PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania Attorney General and Democratic governor candidate Josh Shapiro has tested positive for COVID-19 on Pennsylvania’s Primary Election Day.

Shapiro was to join State Rep. Austin Davis in Pittsburgh Tuesday night for a primary night watch party.

Shapiro for Pennsylvania spokesperson Will Simons issued the following statement Tuesday morning:

“On Monday evening, after taking a precautionary test ahead of his trip to Johnstown and Pittsburgh, Attorney General Josh Shapiro tested positive for COVID-19. Attorney General Shapiro is currently experiencing mild symptoms, and he plans to continue his work of serving the people of Pennsylvania as he isolates at home. 

“Attorney General Shapiro will be back on the campaign trail next week and will kick off the general election campaign in Johnstown.”

Shapiro tweeted, saying he is isolating at home and experiencing some mild symptoms.