NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang tests positive for coronavirus
Democratic candidate for New York City Mayor Andrew Yang has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Yang released a statement today, saying he is experiencing mild symptoms, but is feeling well and in good spirits.
He says he will quarantine in accordance with public health guidelines and follow his doctor’s advice.
The former presidential candidate also says he will continue to attend as many virtual events as possible.
“When the time is right, I look forward to once again hitting the campaign trail and advancing a positive vision for our city’s future,” Yang says.
He says that his team has begun contact tracing process to notify anyone who he may have been in close contact with.