Lincoln mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird
Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird(Ellis Wiltsey)
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 9:50 AM CDT|Updated: May. 4, 2022 at 9:54 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a release from the city of Lincoln, Baird contracted COVID and started showing symptoms Tuesday afternoon.

“After developing symptoms yesterday afternoon, I tested positive for COVID-19. Thanks to the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines and booster, my symptoms are mild, and I expect to work from home while completing the recommended quarantine period,” Mayor Gaylor Baird said.

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