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New Haven Mayor tests positive for COVID-19

NEW HAVEN MAYOR STEVE McMichael

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WPTA21) - The New Haven Mayor tested positive for COVID-19 and is now working from home.

Mayor Steve McMichael tested positive for COVID-19 and has had mild symptoms since early Monday, his administration told ABC21 Thursday.

McMichael said he feels OK and has been working from home.

Once he recognized multiple symptoms, he immediately sought medical attention and left City Hall, the mayor's office said. He has stayed home except for when he left to get tested.

New Haven officials said they contacted folks who had close contact with the mayor during the infectious period.

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Kayla Crandall

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