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Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Jun 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-02 13:52:18-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson has tested positive for COVID-19.

READ: Over 5,600 new COVID cases, 12 deaths over past week in Utah

The mayor confirmed she has the virus in a tweet Thursday morning.

The tweet said, “Guess it’s my turn. Getting ready for work I had this unpleasant surprise. No symptoms."

She added a fingers-crossed emoji and a photo of her positive test.

READ: Mayor Jenny Wilson: 'The mask mandate is working,' Salt Lake County shares new data

Mayor Wilson has played a prominent role in helping shepherd county residents through the pandemic, including such things as tests, masks and other policies.