Lt. Gov. Evette Tests Positive for COVID

Governor's Office Announces

Lee Rogers
September 14, 2020 - 3:21 pm

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend, according to the Governor’s Office. 

Evette, 53, first reported experiencing COVID-19 symptoms — a sore throat and a headache — Thursday morning, Gov. Henry McMaster’s spokesman Brian Symmes said.

McMaster and his wife, Peggy, were each tested for the virus after learning of Evette’s test results.

Both tested negative.


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