PHOENIX — Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement released Friday, the mayor said she is feeling fine and is not experiencing any symptoms.
She said she has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and a booster, yet has tested positive for the virus.
"I am following the CDC instructions. I remain in close electronic contact with my staff to ensure my work on behalf of the people of Phoenix continues without interruption." Gallego said.
On Friday, the Arizona Department of Health Services reported 14,888 new coronavirus cases in the state and 30 additional deaths.
Today’s #COVID19 dashboard update adds 14,888 cases and 30 deaths. Get tested if you have symptoms or 5-7 days after exposure to someone who is or who you believe is positive for COVID-19. Hundreds of providers listed at https://t.co/Y8JTEbxEFp offer testing at low or no cost. pic.twitter.com/bFQiPXpeiD— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) January 7, 2022