Montgomery mayor, state superintendent positive for COVID-19

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed says he’s quarantining after testing positive for the coronavirus and developing a mild case of COVID-19. Reed sent a message on social media on Sunday saying he will be fine and encouraging others to get tested, vaccinated and boosted. He announced the diagnosis a day earlier, saying he tested positive after returning home from a business trip despite being fully vaccinated. Eric Mackey, Alabama’s state state school superintendent, announced on Friday that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Mackey says he is vaccinated and had received a booster shot and was experiencing “cold-like symptoms.”

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1/24/2022 7:54:50 AM (GMT -6:00)

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