LEXINGTON, Ky. — Negative. That was the result of of Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton and her husband’s COVID-19 test Wednesday.

Gorton and her husband Charlie tested positive Jan. 20. In a statement Wednesday Gorton wrote, “I believe being fully vaccinated and boosted helped keep our COVID-19 symptoms fairly minor.”

The Mayor still has a minor cough and congestion. The Gorton’s will continue to wear masks and keep social distance when in public.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 1,040 new cases on Thursday. The seven-day rolling average is 908 cases.