Lori Lightfoot says she tested positive for COVID-19

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

The mayor released a statement on social media in which she said she was not experiencing symptoms, "which I attribute to being vaccinated and fully boosted."

Lightfoot added that she will be working from home while following public health guidelines for isolation.

"This is a reminder to get vaccinated and boosted this holiday season to keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe," she said.

Lightfoot last tested positive for COVID-19 in January.

The city of Chicago has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases recently and is at "medium level" of community spread, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Region: Chicago,Local,City: Chicago

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December 16, 2022 at 04:22PM

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