What you need to know
- D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said she tested positive. for COVID-19 after the onset of allergy symptoms.
- if you don’t sure if you have allergies or COVID, get tested, she advised.
- dc coronavirus website lists “current COVID-19 community level” in The area is low.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tests positive for COVID-19, she announced Thursday morning.
She said she had “allergy symptoms” and would work from home during isolation.
Bowser urged residents to get tested, vaccinated and immunized.
“Remember – best way to know If it’s COVID or you have seasonal allergies, then you need to get tested,” the mayor said. in tweet.
dc coronavirus website lists “current COVID-19 community level” in The area is low. The site lists weekly cases rate and number of hospitalization is just of March 27, g. latest date of for what data is provided.
The mayor lost her only sister and older brother due to COVID-19 in February 2021. Mercia Bowser was 64 years old.
Former Virginia Governor Ralph Northam tests positive for COVID-19 in September 2020, his office announced. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan tests positive in December 2021, he announced. It wasn’t right away clear if current Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin had the coronavirus.
It’s allergy season, so we turned to Dr. Richard Wasserman, a medical professional. director for Children’s allergology and immunology at the Medical City Children’s Hospital in Texas to answer our top 10 allergy questions.
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