SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg on Saturday announced he tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
Steinberg said in a tweet that the positive test came on Friday and he is thankful he is fully vaccinated.READ MORE: Wrong-Way Driver Suspected Of DUI In Crash That Killed Passenger On Hwy. 99
According to the mayor, who has been a big supporter of vaccines, he is experiencing a fever and cold-like symptoms and will remain in quarantine, away from public events, until doctors advise him it is safe to go out.
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Steinberg used this moment to plea for citizens to get the vaccine.MORE NEWS: Forest Service Reopens All National Forests In California
“The Delta variant is highly contagious, and if you’re not vaccinated theres’s a much higher chance of serious illness or death,” Steinberg wrote.