LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has tested positive for COVID-19.
Fischer has mild, cold-like symptoms. In a statement from the mayor’s office, Fischer is said to be fine and attributes having both vaccines and a booster to not being seriously ill.
Fischer was on a trip to Israel and participated in a training program for U.S. mayors last week, according to a press release.
Israel requires at least five days quarantine and negative COVID-19 test before departure. Fischer plans to work remotely this week.
Due to the positive COVID-19 test, Fischer will miss the start of Give A Day events.
Last week, Louisville reported 487 confirmed cases of COVID-19 along with 22 deaths related to complications from the virus. Jefferson County is in the low-risk category with an incident rate of 62.84 per. 100,000 people.
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