KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will return to work this week following their respective COVID-19 diagnoses.
Mike Parson posted on Twitter Sunday afternoon that they both were "given the all clear" and that he will continue to remind Missourians to wear masks, wash their hands and practice social distancing.
Our final COVID-19 health update. Teresa and I have each been given the all clear to return to work this week, and we look forward to continuing our work to move Missouri forward. Thank you for your outpouring of prayers and best wishes for us over these last several days. pic.twitter.com/XitERj8RVx— Governor Mike Parson (@GovParsonMO) October 4, 2020
Campaign events were suspended while they recovered. The family's fall festival, which originally was slated for what was expected to be the governor's last day of isolation, also was postponed to Oct. 31 while the Parsons recovered.
During a press briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Parson said Teresa and he would get back to everyday life this week.