ST. LOUIS- An employee in the office of St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones has tested positive, forcing Jones and other staff members to work remotely and isolate, according to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A spokesperson for Mayor Jones released the following statement to FOX2:
“Late yesterday evening, a member of the mayor’s staff tested positive for COVID-19. The office is following Department of Health guidance and reaching out to potentially exposed individuals. The mayor continues to take precautions, monitor her symptoms and plans to get tested in line with CDC recommendations.”
In a Friday afternoon news conference, Jones confirmed that the entire Mayor’s office staff would be working remotely for the next three to five days and will not be allowed back in the office until they test negative for COVID.