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Two of Gov. Little's staff members test positive for COVID-19

Neither staff member had direct contact with the governor, according to a spokesperson for Gov. Little.
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Gov. Brad Little addressed the media Monday about Idaho's efforts to reduce red tape in state government.

BOISE, Idaho — Two of Gov. Brad Little's staff members tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Little's press secretary.

Marrisa Morrison Hyer told KTVB on Monday afternoon that the two staff members did not have direct contact with Gov. Little while they were infectious.

She did not specify when the staff members tested positive for COVID-19, other than to say it happened "since the onset of the pandemic."

As of Monday, the governor has not been tested for the coronavirus.

Morrison Hyer added that the governor's office follows guidelines to lessen the spread of the virus, including staff wearing cloth face masks, physical distancing, routine cleaning of shared areas and using hand sanitizer. 

Little's staff members are also urged to face masks while working and in their off time.

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