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Cincinnati Mayor Cranley tests positive for COVID-19

Cranley said he is experiencing mild symptoms
Mayor John Cranley
Posted at 3:06 PM, Dec 24, 2021

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley announced in a press release on Friday that he has COVID-19.

Cranley said he was tested after he came into contact with someone who had COVID-19 earlier in the week.

"I am fully vaccinated, boosted, and experiencing mild symptoms," Cranley said in the statement. "Thankfully, my wife and son have tested negative. I have reached out to everyone I came into contact with this week encouraging them to get tested. Please wear your masks, get vaccinated, and get boosted. I urge everyone to exercise caution this holiday season.”

Cranley's positive COVID-19 test comes days after he gave a press conference with Cincinnati Mayor-elect Aftab Pureval on Tuesday, Dec. 21, urging people in Cincinnati to get vaccinated and to get the COVID booster.

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