Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari test positive for COVID-19

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego / City of Phoenix

By FOX 10 Staff

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Phoenix City Councilmember Yassamin Ansari have tested positive for COVID-19, according to statements released on Jan. 7.

Gallego is fully vaccinated and received her booster shot, but contracted a “mild” case of the virus.

“I feel fine and am experiencing no symptoms,” Gallego said. “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.”  

The mayor noted that there are many cases of people who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, but have still tested positive for the virus.

Ansari, in her statement, said she is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing mild symptoms.

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