Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduced Tuesday that she examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Lightfoot, 59, who’s absolutely vaccinated and acquired a booster shot, revealed in a tweet that she is experiencing “cold-like signs” however in any other case feels superb.
The mayor, a Democrat, mentioned she’s going to proceed to work whereas remoted at dwelling.
Lightfoot’s analysis got here because the Windy Metropolis on Tuesday reported 4,793 new coronavirus instances – down from final week’s common case rely of 5,189, NBC Chicago reported.
In the meantime, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday evening additionally examined optimistic for the coronavirus after experiencing “reasonable signs,” all through the day, his workplace mentioned in an announcement.
The 70-year-old Republican awoke with congestion and a cough, earlier than creating a excessive fever, and his blood stress and coronary heart charges turned “extraordinarily elevated,” the assertion mentioned.
Justice is equally absolutely vaccinated and boosted. He’s present process a monoclonal antibody therapy on the advice of his physicians, his workplace mentioned.