North Dakota’s governor returning to normal schedule after bout with COVID-19

February 14, 2022

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is returning to a normal schedule after isolating for nearly a week following a COVID-19 diagnosis.

The governor tested positive on February 5, and has worked out of his home since.

He tested negative Friday morning but continued working out of his home.

First lady Kathryn Burgum tested negative this past week, and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford has shown no symptoms.

Burgum plans to be in Fargo today  (Monday) for several events including the largest higher education fundraising campaign in NDSU and state history.

His State of the State address is scheduled for Wednesday in Fargo.

The governor is vaccinated and received his booster shot.