April 11, 2022
New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and is isolating whereas persevering with to work, his press secretary, Fabien Levy, mentioned in a assertion issued Sunday.
“This morning, Mayor Adams awakened with a raspy voice and, out of an abundance of warning, took a PCR take a look at that has now come again optimistic.
“At the moment, the mayor has no different signs, however he’s already isolating and might be canceling all public occasions for the rest of the week. He’s additionally going to right away start taking the anti-viral medicines provided without spending a dime to New York Metropolis residents and encourages all New Yorkers eligible for these medicines to take them as nicely.
“Whereas he’s isolating, he’ll proceed to serve New Yorkers by working remotely.”
Earlier Sunday, Levy tweeted that Adams took a speedy take a look at that got here again adverse however adopted up with the PCR take a look at. The optimistic end result was not identified when Levy tweeted.
It’s not identified when and the place Adams was contaminated. On April 2, he attended the Gridiron Dinner in Washington, DC, after which dozens of individuals examined optimistic for COVID, The New York Submit reported.
Adams, 61, was sworn into workplace in January and has labored to reopen the town because it offers with the pandemic.