New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Sunday that she tested positive for COVID-19 and is “asymptomatic.”
“Today I tested positive for COVID-19,” the Democratic governor tweeted. “Thankfully, I’m vaccinated and boosted, and I’m asymptomatic.
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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a news conference at the Brooklyn Army Terminal Annex in the Brooklyn borough of New York Jan. 20, 2022.
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“I’ll be isolating and working remotely this week,” she wrote. “A reminder to all New Yorkers: get vaccinated and boosted, get tested, and stay home if you don’t feel well.”
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Hochul appeared at an event Friday in New York City alongside New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, who tested positive for COVID-19 at the end of March, NBC News reported.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams also recently tested positive for the virus amid an uptick in cases in the state.
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