Pritzker MGN 6/16/21

This June 16, 2021 photo shows Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker 

CHICAGO, IL — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker tested positive for COVID-19 after being notified that several of his close contacts had also tested positive, according to a release. 

He is reportedly experiencing very mild symptoms and has been prescribed Paxlovid, an antiviral medication. 

The release states he will follow CDC guidelines by working from home. He is reportedly fully vaccinated and double-boosted. 

Pritzker urges all Illinoisans to follow CDC guidelines, get their booster shots, and use anti-viral treatments if needed. 

He is reportedly looking forward to returning to in-person work as soon as possible.