Latest Weather Blog
Former Democratic candidate for president, Andrew Yang, tests positive for COVID-19
Former Democratic candidate for president, Andrew Yang, has tested positive for COVID-19, CNN reports.
The 46-year-old, currently running for mayor of New York City, released a statement on Tuesday (Feb. 2) by way of the Yang for NY Campaign team, saying he's experiencing mild symptoms and will continue to attend events virtually.
Yang added, "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."
News of the attorney turned politician's condition follows his mid-January announcement that he would be quarantining due to possibly being exposed to novel coronavirus.
Yang, a father of two and New York native, suspended his presidential campaign in February 2020, and even spent time as a CNN contributor after leaving the campaign trail.
His COVID diagnosis puts him among the 1.43 million infected individuals in the state of New York.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
One person injured in reported shooting on O'Neal Lane
One person killed, two others hurt in shooting on Prescott Court
New Baton Rouge casino almost complete, 100 job openings need to be...
Sarasota Drive bridge reopened after nearly a year of construction
Board approves increased 911 fees for EBR; new rates take effect as...
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...
Channel 2's Best Bet$: NBA Playoffs