Palin confirms COVID-19 analysis, urges steps like masks
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she examined optimistic for COVID-19 and is urging individuals to take steps to protect in opposition to the coronavirus, corresponding to sporting masks in public.
“Via all of it, I view sporting that cumbersome masks indoors in a crowd as not solely permitting the newfound luxurious of being incognito, however belief it’s higher than doing nothing to sluggish the unfold,” Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, informed Folks journal.
“And historical past will present we Masked Singer guests have been masked earlier than being masked was cool,” she mentioned in her assertion, referring to the TV present on which she as soon as appeared.
It was not clear when Palin, 57, examined optimistic. She informed the journal that different members of her household examined optimistic as effectively.
She mentioned her case reveals “anybody can catch this.”
“I strongly encourage everybody to make use of frequent sense to keep away from spreading this and each different virus on the market,” Palin mentioned, in urging vigilance however not worry.
She mentioned she additionally suggested “reprioritizing some private time and assets to make sure as wholesome a life-style as you may create so when viruses do hit, you’ve got not less than some armor to battle it.”