FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Both Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker and her husband, David Parker, have tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement the Mayor said she is fully vaccinated against the virus with the Pfizer vaccine and that she is, “only experiencing mild symptoms” from the breakthrough case.READ MORE: Small Plane Overturns At Dallas Executive Airport
The couple apparently tested positive on October 8.READ MORE: Apparent Human Remains Found Near Brian Laundrie's Belongings, FBI Says
Parker says she is isolating at home and will follow City employee COVID-19 protocols.
The Mayor is working remotely and still determining the timeline as to when she will return to the office.
Parker says both her and her husband are “in good spirits and appreciate everyone’s prayers for a quick recovery.”MORE NEWS: Balch Springs Police Investigating Tuesday's LBJ Highway Shooting As 'Possible Road Rage'
Parker was elected after Mayor Betsy Price decided not to seek a seventh two-year term in office.