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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham delivers the State of the State address Jan. 18.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has tested positive for COVID-19 — joining the more than 600,000 other cases in New Mexico since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Lujan Grisham, who was in Colorado earlier this week on campaign-related travel, received a positive test result Thursday morning, according to the Governor’s Office.

It is the first time the governor has tested positive for the illness.



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