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Atlanta mayor tests positive for COVID, he announces on Twitter

The mayor said he will be isolating at home and taking virtual meetings.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has tested positive for COVID Tuesday, according to a video he posted on his Twitter page.

Dickens added that he will be working from home until he tests negative again.

However, he noted that he is "feeling fine" and has minor symptoms. A release from the mayor's office described them as "cold-like."

"The Mayor will isolate at home and will continue to hold meetings virtually," the mayor's release said.

Dickens also noted in his video message that he is vaccinated and boosted and encourages other Atlanta residents to do the same.

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