AG Neronha tests positive for COVID

Attorney General Peter Neronha, seen at a news conference October 12, 2022 has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News


Rhode Island’s attorney general is the latest figure to test positive for coronavirus.

Attorney General Peter Neronha has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from his office.

Neronha experienced mild symptoms, and the statement went on to say that he is working from home.

All of the state’s four other general officers have been affected by COVID.

Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos and Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea all dealt with COVID.

In May, 2021, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner went into quarantine after he came into contact with someone who tested positive for covid.