Topeka City Council member tests positive for coronavirus


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka City Council member said he’s tested positive for coronavirus.

Tony Emerson confirmed with KSNT News Thursday he received a positive test Tuesday night right before the council meeting.

Emerson said he’s experiencing mild symptoms so far and is quarantined at home.

As of Thursday evening, Shawnee County is reporting 918 positive cases. That includes 611 recoveries and 13 deaths.

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