Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday she has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a tweet.

COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.— Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) July 6, 2020

“COVID-19 has literally hit home,” the mayor said. “I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.”

Bottoms, 50, has gained national prominence for clashing with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Trump ally, over the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and protests against police brutality and racial injustice.

Georgia reported 1,897 new coronavirus cases on Sunday.

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett

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