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Jax City Council Meeting Canceled After Councilman Wilson Tests Positive For COVID

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Jacksonville City Councilman Scott Wilson

City Council President Tommy Hazouri has announced Tuesday's City Council meeting has been canceled due to "the health and safety concerns of COVID-19."

Scott Wilson, an outgoing member of the Jacksonville City Council, has tested positive for the coronavirus, WJCT News partner News4Jax learned Monday.

The District 4 councilman told  News4Jax that he found out the results of the test on Monday. Wilson said he has some nasal congestion but no other symptoms.

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“I stayed home all weekend in quarantine just to be sure and this morning they called me back and said it was positive,” Wilson said. “I was shocked because I have no other symptoms. I don’t have a fever, shortness of breath, no loss of taste.”
Wilson was at an in-person council meeting last week.

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