Huber Heights mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Huber Heights mayor tests positive for COVID-19

HUBER HEIGHTS — Huber Heights Mayor Jeff Gore revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week.

“The symptoms came upon me hard and fast early Tuesday morning at 1 a.m.,” Gore said in a statement posted on Facebook Thursday.

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Gore took a COVID test later Tuesday and received the positive test results Wednesday. Prior to Monday, Gore said he had no symptoms and “felt great” prior to the sudden onslaught of symptoms.

“I tell you this because you can never be too careful. Clearly I had been exposed prior to Tuesday morning and had no idea. That’s what I believe is what makes the spread of this virus so hard to track,” Gore said.

Gore added that contact tracing has been done to identify individuals that need to quarantine.

“I’m certainly not ashamed for being infected and if any of you have been or are you shouldn’t be either. It’s a virus that travels and can infect anyone at anytime for no rhyme or reason.”

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Posted by Mayor Jeff Gore on Thursday, October 15, 2020