(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.
Additional Coronavirus information and resources:
Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Michigan, a timeline of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Southeast Michigan, and links to more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the WHO.
View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.
Find out how you can help metro Detroit restaurants struggling during the pandemic.
See all of our Helping Each Other stories.
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.