NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville Mayor John Cooper went into quarantine after his wife tested positive for COVID-19.
The mayor's office released the information Tuesday evening following the positive test result from his wife, Laura, who they say is not exhibiting any symptoms.
"Like thousands of Nashvillians, Mayor Cooper will follow CDC-recommended best practices. Mayor Cooper will work remotely as he quarantines at home," the release stated.
Out of an abundance of caution, I am quarantining after Laura has tested positive for COVID-19. She is currently not exhibiting any symptoms. Like thousands of Nashvillians, I'm following CDC-recommended best practices and am working remotely.— Mayor John Cooper (@JohnCooper4Nash) January 5, 2021
Deputy Mayor Brenda Haywood will represent Mayor John Cooper at tonight’s Metro Council meeting.