CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools CEO Pedro Martinez has tested positive for COVID-19, the school district announced Thursday.
Martinez revealed he is fully vaccinated and is suffering from mild symptoms in a statement.
The city school’s CEO says he started to experience cold-like symptoms Wednesday and tested positive on Thursday. As a result, Martinez says he will work from home and follow CDC isolation guidelines.
“This is a good opportunity to remind our CPS staff and families to please get vaccinated and boosted,” Martinez said. “Because of the vaccine, I expect that I will be fine.”