Coronavirus Update New York City: Andrew Yang quarantining after aide tests positive for COVID

Coronavirus update for NYC

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Andrew Yang has tested negative and is not experiencing any symptoms.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Just days after officially launching a campaign for New York City mayor, Andrew Yang is self-isolating after a member of his campaign tested positive for COVID-19.

Yang has tested negative and is not experiencing any symptoms.

However, he is following New York COVID-19 guidelines and will campaign remotely for the next eight days.

He will not resume in-person events until he receives a negative PCR test after that period.

His campaign released the following statement:

"We've begun the contact tracing process to notify anyone who may have been in close contact with the individual who tested positive. Our safety protocols require staffers who participate in in-person campaign activities get tested on a weekly basis. As always, we urge everyone to stay safe, wear a mask, and stay up to date with all the latest public health and COVID-related news at"

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