UPDATED: Gov. DeSantis' office responds to Nikki Fried test leak allegation

UPDATED: Gov. DeSantis' office responds to Nikki Fried test leak allegation

Ed. Note: This story has been updated to reflect the Governor’s Office response.

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The Governor’s Office has now commented on allegations that someone working for the administration leaked information about undistributed COVID-19 tests to one of Ron DeSantis’ chief political rivals.

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried contended during a radio hit Thursday that a DeSantis staffer leaked information about 1 million expired-but-unused rapid COVID-19 tests to her because he felt it was important to get the information out.

“It was a very high-profile individual in the DeSantis administration,” Fried said during a segment on WJCT’s First Coast Connect.

Asked why someone from the Governor’s Off...

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