Paterson mayor confirms 5-year-old tests positive for coronavirus

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Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh has confirmed with News 12 that a five-year-old has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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According to the mayor, the child and their parents, a dad in his 40s and mom in her 30s, who live in Paterson, all tested positive.

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The mayor received confirmation on the boy Monday, prompting him to declare a state of emergency in the city.

The family has been in self quarantine since last week, when the husband, who works in Teaneck, tested positive this weekend.

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