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Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser tests positive for COVID-19

Billy Nungesser
Posted at 6:58 PM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 20:02:39-05

Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser has tested positive for COVID-19, Governor John Bel Edwards announced on Twitter Wednesday evening.

The governor asked residents to join him and First Lady Donna Edwards in praying for Nungesser as he fights COVID-19.

The News Star reports that Nungesser is resting at home with mild symptoms, including a fever. He adds that he's not sure when or where he contracted the virus, but started feeling bad on Tuesday. Nungesser is the fourth statewide elected official to test positive for COVID-19.

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