Mayor Darrell Steinberg Tests Positive For COVID-19


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Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg has COVID-19.

Steinberg says he tested positive for the virus on Friday, and is thankful he's fully vaccinated. He added in a tweet over the weekend that he's experiencing a fever and cold-like symptoms, and plans to quarantine at home. The mayor ended his statement with a plea for everyone to get vaccinated.

Sacramento has seen a dramatic increase of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as the delta variant has continued to spread across the county. 

As of Sept. 9, 370 confirmed COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Sacramento County, 95 of whom are in intensive care units. Around 55% of Sacramento County residents have been fully vaccinated.


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