Note: This story was updated at 5:30 p.m. July 16.
Oliver Springs Mayor Omer Cox tested positive for COVID-19 before a scheduled surgery, and he said he does not have any symptoms and is not sick.
“Hopefully, I won’t be,” Cox said.
Cox said he was tested on Saturday morning at Tennova North. He was notified by his surgeon of the positive test result at 9:45 a.m. Monday. The surgery was canceled.
Cox said he is in self-quarantine at home and following doctor’s orders, and he has notified everyone that he has had contact with.[Read more…]