Rebecca Kleefisch positive for COVID despite being vaccinated: campaign

Rebecca Kleefisch

The campaign of Rebecca Kleefisch, who is running for governor of Wisconsin, confirmed to FOX6 News that the former Republican lieutenant governor has tested positive for COVID-19.

The campaign said Kleefisch was exposed to COVID-19 at church on Sunday, Sept. 12. She has a cold but is basically fine, officials said.

Kleefisch's campaign said Kleefisch is fully vaccinated – having received the COVID vaccine in spring. 

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Kleefisch's campaign says they have canceled all upcoming events and are notifying recent close contacts. 

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