MN Congressional Candidate Jeff Ettinger tests positive for COVID-19

(ABC 6 News) – Minnesota Congressional Candidate Jeff Ettinger broke the news on his social media pages that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ettinger stated he tested positive for the virus on Tuesday morning "despite having taken appropriate precautions, including being fully vaccinated."

Ettinger was scheduled to be at Farmest this week in Redwood County, but due to his positive test he will not attend and is "temporarily pausing in-person activities."

Ettinger went on to state he is "committed to the vitality of our farm economy and am disappointed that I will not be able to attend the event," and that "with our special election on August 9, this is a critical time in our campaign."