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Bishop of Atlanta tests positive for Covid-19

Bishop of Atlanta tests positive for Covid-19

In a Facebook post The Rt. Rev. Rob Wright, Bishop of Atlanta announced he has tested positive for Covid-19.

Friends, wanted you to know I have tested positive for COVID-19. By the grace of God and the expertise of the medical community, I expect to return to health in the upcoming days. I ask for your prayers.

Posted by Bishop Rob Wright on Monday, January 25, 2021

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has further details

Wright, 56, has been a big proponent of social distancing and taking other precautions such as wearing a mask….

Outdoor socially distanced worship gatherings are currently permitted. Participants must register ahead of time in case contact tracing is needed. Everyone is instructed to leave immediately after the service to reduce the chances of transmission.

Wright received the results from a drive-thru testing site on Sunday morning. “I got the test because I was having symptoms, fever, body aches, chills,” he said in an email.

Wright said his temperature stays between 98 degrees and 101 degrees and he still has some body aches, headaches “and I frequently have chills. Basically, my energy it’s cut more than in half.”

He said he believes his daughter contracted the virus before leaving for college.


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Scott Arnold

Praying for Bishop Wright over here in the Diocese of Alabama!

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