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Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker announced Sunday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

"I am fully vaccinated against COVID-19, having received the Pfizer vaccine in April," Parker said. "I am thankfully only experiencing mild symptoms from this breakthrough case."

The mayor, who said she is isolating at home and will be working remotely, also said her husband David has tested positive for the virus.

Parker said she will be following the City of Fort Worth's employee COVID-19 protocols to inform her timeline of returning to the office.

"We are both in good spirits and appreciate everyone’s prayers for a quick recovery," Parker said.

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