Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones tests positive for COVID-19

Brenda Jones
Posted at 12:47 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 12:47:53-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit City Council President and Democratic Congressional Candidate Brenda Jones has tested positive for COVID-19.

Jones, 60, is remaining isolated and following doctor's orders, but is not experiencing any strong symptoms, according to her re-election campaign.

Last month, Jones, who served in Michigan's 13th Congressional District filling out John Conyers' term, announced she would run for re-election against current Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

"Brenda advises everyone to take the coronavirus seriously, to frequently wash their hands, to participate in social distancing, to be safe and take care of themselves and their families," a statement read.

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