FARGO, North Dakota — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo has tested positive for COVID-19.
KFGO radio reports Bishop John Folda had been showing symptoms associated with the coronavirus since early las week and had himself tested while self-quarantining at his home in Fargo.
The diocese says Folda is recovering and is following all recommendations from medical professionals. He will continue to self-quarantine until he is cleared to return to his public pastoral duties.
The diocese serves more than 130 parishes and 72,000 parishioners in eastern North Dakota.