Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced on Monday that he was COVID-19 positive.
“As of Aug. 2, I have tested posititve for COVID-19,” Mayor Flaggs said. “After being administered two COVID-19 tests, the first of which was negative, my physician has confirmed that the second test was positive.”
Flaggs says he plans to quarantine for the next 5 days to reduce the chances of spreading the virus.
“I will take questions after that period of time,” Flaggs said. “I’m looking forward to a quick recovery and plan to return to work on Monday.”