Two of Governor Gavin Newsom's children are recovering from COVID-19.
The Governor's office confirmed the diagnosis on Friday. His staff says his two other children have tested negative. They say the governor and his wife "continue to support masking for unvaccinated individuals indoors to stop the spread and advocate for vaccinations as the most effective way to end this pandemic." In July, Newsom and his wife pulled two of their children from a basketball summer camp over its policy not to enforce face masks.
Earlier this week, Newsom prevailed in a partisan recall effort that had sought to remove him from office before the end of his term and had grown out of frustration over his response to the pandemic and the state's strict Covid-19 measures, according to CNN.