MINDEN, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Mayor of Minden, Louisiana has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a press release from the City of Minden, Mayor Terry L. Gardner tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.
The release says Gardner was diagnosed with a mild case and is in good spirits.
As a precautionary measure, Minden City Hall was sanitized on Sunday, but will be open during regular hours Monday.
However, the regularly-scheduled Minden City Council meeting for Monday has been postponed.
Gardner will be retested on Friday and will be able to return to work with a negative test result.
As of Sunday, the Louisiana Department of Health says Webster Parish has 434 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths.