Aurora Mayor, Police Chief Test Positive For Coronavirus

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AURORA (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Aurora’s mayor and police chief have both tested positive for COVID-19, the city announced Friday.

Doctors tested Mayor Richard Irvin and police chief Kristen Ziman last weekend, after a police supervisor tested positive for the virus, a spokesperson said.

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin and Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman both test positive for COVID-19. They are simply public faces of a serious virus that doesn't discriminate! STAY HOME! SAVE LIVES! Read more: https://t.co/6MiH8xUlfT pic.twitter.com/muw27r3okK

— City of Aurora, IL (@CityofAuroraIL) March 27, 2020

The mayor's last public appearance was a week ago.        

He says in a statement he's recovered from flu-like symptoms and is feeling much better.

The chief says she's been self-quarantining since getting tested, and feels fine.