Gov. Gavin Newsom tests positive for COVID

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 01: California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on during a press conference on February 01, 2023 in Sacramento, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, state Attorney General Rob Bonta, state Senator Anthony Portantino (D-

California Governor Gavin Newsom tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to his staff. 

Newsom is experiencing mild symptoms. 

The governor will work remotely and self-isolate per state health department guidelines. The first partner has tested negative for COVID. 

This is the governor's second positive COVID test. He had the novel coronavirus in spring of 2020