Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum tests positive for COVID-19

 Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum tests positive for COVID-19

Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum announced Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Bynum said after not feeling well Thursday night, he got a rapid test Friday morning and received the positive result.

In a Facebook post Monday, Mayor Bynum said that while taking precautions helps mitigate the spread, there’s no guarantee when it comes to COVID-19.

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Bynum urges Weakley Countians to continue to be safe, not just for themselves, but for those around them.

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Mayor Bynum is isolating and working from home.