Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tests positive for COVID-19 : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, attends a panel discussion during the Melkin Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills in October. Garcetti recently tested positive for COVID-19 while attending the United Nations Climate Summit, COP26.

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Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, attends a panel discussion during the Melkin Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills in October. Garcetti recently tested positive for COVID-19 while attending the United Nations Climate Summit, COP26.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is attending. United Nations Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, (Known as COP26) has tested positive for COVID-19, its office announced Wednesday.

According to one, Garcetti, who has been vaccinated against COVID-19, was feeling well and was isolated in his hotel room. Tweet From the mayor’s account

Local TV station KABC According to the report, the mayor is attending the conference with seven staff members. A spokesman for the mayor’s office told NPR that only Garceti from the office had a positive test for COVID-19.

Garcetti’s office did not provide further details about his diagnosis when contacted by email.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommends People who have been fully vaccinated are tested five to seven days after coming in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The agency says those who test positive should be isolated for 10 days – or as long as they are experiencing symptoms.

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