COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is quarantining after finding out he was near someone who tested positive for COVID-19, staff members announced Tuesday.
According to a press release, Wilson will work from home for the next 14 days.
“He feels fine and has no symptoms but is taking this precaution to comply with CDC guidelines,” the release stated.
According to the office’s spokesperson, Wilson decided to announce this publicly because he’s had to cancel meetings and wants to encourage everyone to follow the CDC’s guidelines on COVID-19.
As of Monday, approximately 186,528 COVID-19 cases and 3,884 deaths have been registered across the Palmetto State since the start of the pandemic.