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Mayor John Cooper quarantines after wife tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 4:45 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 17:49:40-05

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.

Deputy Mayor Brenda Haywood will represent Mayor John Cooper at tonight’s Metro Council meeting.