Atlanta Mayor Tests Positive for COVID-19

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she is positive for the coronavirus.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today she has been infected by the coronavirus. 

The mayor clarified that she was asymptomatic and reminded her constituents to have themselves tested and wear face masks in public.

Mayor Bottoms has yet to provide more information on her condition. She is strongly in favor of making it mandatory for Atlantans to wear masks in public, but no order has been issued yet.

Atlanta has 97,064 coronavirus cases and 2,878 deaths as of 3 p.m. Monday.