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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests certain for COVID-19

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Bottoms, 50, pronounced she had no symptoms before to removing her exam result


Mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks onstage during a 2018 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola during Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Jul 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Essence)

Keisha Lance Bottoms has tested certain for COVID-19, a Atlanta mayor announced Monday on Twitter.

“COVID-19 has literally strike home. we have had NO symptoms and have tested positive,” Bottoms tweeted.

Bottoms, who is in a using to be Democratic presidential unreserved hopeful Joe Biden‘s using mate, has been an early standout among city leaders praised for their response to a coronavirus pestilence given a republic went into lockdown in March.

When Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp motionless to free businesses statewide, Bottoms did not demur to express her disapproval of what she called a “premature” decision, notwithstanding describing Kemp as a “friend.”

“I wish I’m wrong and he’s right. Because if he’s wrong, people will die,” she pronounced during a time.

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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks onstage during a City of Hope – Sylvia Rhone Spirit Of Life Kickoff Breakfast during St. Regis Buckhead on Jun 17, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for City Of Hope)

The mayor has also been praised for her care during a ongoing protests over a murdering of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis military officer.

“Bottoms’ care during a pandemic, and her invariable support for a Democratic nominee, make her mount out,” Rev. Al Sharpton told CBS Atlanta.

Joe Scarborough, a horde of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, recently pronounced “I have to contend as an Atlantan, we don’t know if I’ve been any some-more unapproachable afterwards we was… examination a mayor articulate about being a mom of 4 black men, that was extraordinary.

“That was an unusual impulse … a mayor was balancing so many opposite things. we have not seen that form of care in predicament in utterly some time.”

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