Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tests positive for COVID-19, his office says

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, center, stands next to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right, during a news conference where the governor announced he would relax some restrictions imposed on businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Monday, April 27, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Eric Gay, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

AUSTIN – Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, according to a release from his office.

According to a statement, Patrick is “experiencing only mild symptoms” and is currently isolated at home.

Although his office says he experienced a mild case of COVID-19 eight months ago, he is vaccinated and boosted.

Patrick will continue his duties while isolating himself at home.

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