BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski said he feels “fine” after testing positive for COVID-19.
Olszewski tweeted Tuesday morning that the positive result came from a PCR test he took as part of his regular testing regimen.READ MORE: Investigation Ongoing Into Vacant Home Fire That Killed 3 Baltimore Firefighters
“I’m asymptomatic and currently feel fine,” said the county executive, who’s been vaccinated and has gotten his booster shot.
Olszewski said he’s quarantining and working from home for the time being, and that he’s working with the health department to notify any close contacts.READ MORE: Businesses Owners On The Block Protest Proposal To Close Establishments On The Street By 10 P.M.
“This is a critical reminder of the challenges we all continue (to) face amid the highly contagious Omicron variant,” he said.
The county executive urged Marylanders to do their part by getting vaccinated and boosted if they haven’t already done so.MORE NEWS: Shooting At Towson Student-Centered Apartment Building Under Investigation
News of Olszewki’s test comes a day after Gov. Larry Hogan disclosed he too has tested positive for COVID-19.
As part of my regular testing regimen, I received a positive PCR test for COVID-19.
I am both vaccinated and boosted. I'm asymptomatic and currently feel fine.
This is a critical reminder of the challenges we all continue face amid the highly contagious Omicron variant.
— County Executive Johnny Olszewski (@BaltCoExec) December 21, 2021