Regional Chair Karen Redman diagnosed with COVID-19

Regional Chair Karen Redman says she's been in isolation since Dec. 24 after possible exposure to COVID-19 from a family member. While an initial test was negative, Redman said she started to develop symptoms in recent days and another test came back positive.

Redman says symptoms are mild, plans to work from home

Region of Waterloo Chair Karen Redman posted a video to Twitter to say she has tested positive for COVID-19. She says her symptoms are mild and she will continue to work from home. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Regional Chair Karen Redman has COVID-19.

Redman shared a video message on Twitter Tuesday in which she says she's been in self-isolation since Dec. 24 after possible exposure to the virus from a family member.

She said a test at the time came back negative, "over the past few days, I have started to develop mild symptoms."

She said she went for testing again and the results were positive. Redman says her symptoms are mild, so she will continue to work from home. She attended a virtual regional council meetings from her home on Tuesday.

Watch Redman's message:


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