Sarah Palin’s Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Delaying NY Times Defamation Trial

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at a rally endorsing U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for President at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich/File Photo

Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor, has tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing a U.S. judge on Monday to delay her defamation trial against The New York Times.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Additional reporting by Luc Cohen and Helen Coster; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Alistair Bell