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Richmond Mayor tests positive for COVID-19 for a second time

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced he tested positive for COVID-19 via Twitter on Sunday,...
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced he tested positive for COVID-19 via Twitter on Sunday, January 23rd.(wwbt/nbc12)
Published: Jan. 23, 2022 at 5:03 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced he tested positive for COVID-19 via Twitter on Sunday, January 23.

Mayor Stoney is fully vaccinated and says he received a booster dose as well.

This is the second time he has contracted COVID-19. He tested positive back in January 2021 as well. In the tweet, he said his symptoms are far milder this time around.

“I will follow CDC guidance and isolate for 5 days. As we continue to live with COVID, no one has to die from it. Tell those you love to get vaccinated,” Stoney said in the tweet.

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