Mayor of New York City Eric Adams Tests Positive for COVID-19
This afternoon, NYC Mayor Eric Adam’s press secretary Fabien Levy sent out a short press release announcing that the mayor has tested positive for Coronavirus.
It comes after releasing an updated schedule for the mayor indicating that all of the day’s remaining planned events were cancelled. This comes after the mayor’s press release concerning his achievements during his first 100 days in office.
Below is the press release issued by City Hall:
STATEMENT ON NYC MAYOR ADAMS’ HEALTH STATUS
NEW YORK – The following is a statement from Fabien Levy, press secretary to New York City Mayor Eric Adams, on the mayor’s health status:
“This morning, Mayor Adams woke up with a raspy voice and, out of an abundance of caution, took a PCR test that has now come back positive.
“At this time, the mayor has no other symptoms, but he is already isolating and will be canceling all public events for the remainder of the week. He is also going to immediately begin taking the anti-viral medications offered for free to New York City residents and encourages all New Yorkers eligible for these medications to take them as well.
“While he is isolating, he will continue to serve New Yorkers by working remotely.”