Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Diaz, chief of staff test positive for COVID-19 – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) – Miami-Dade County Commission chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz and his chief of staff have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said.

Diaz and Chief of Staff Isidro Lopez started experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier on Sunday, according to a statement released on Sunday evening.

Officials said both men will self-isolate.

Staff and others who have been in close contact with Diaz and Lopez will be tested between Sunday and Monday, officials said.

The chairman and his chief of staff both had the COVID-19 vaccine and will follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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