Fully Vaccinated Governor Walz told the media today that he tested positive for COVID-19. Despite mask wearing and recently receiving the booster shot, Walz still contracted the virus. In October, Walz was joined by former Governor Tim Pawlenty in a media stunt showing them both getting their booster shots.
"I encourage every Minnesotan to get tested before the holidays, and to roll up their sleeves and get their vaccine and their booster to ensure they, too, have strong protection against COVID-19," stated Walz. For those paying attention, Walz has abandoned his talking point earlier this year on "get the vaccine to stop the spread".
Back in July, prior to the Minnesota State Fair, Walz was urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated to limit the spread of COVID. Now the Governor is selling the vaccines as a way to protect one's self from getting really sick. Although data suggests, that hospitalizations are growing amongst the vaccinated.