• Mayor Eric Adams tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday, a spokesperson confirmed.
  • Adams attended the Gridiron Club dinner with other politicians who have tested positive for COVID-19. 
  • Adams will begin taking anti-viral treatments and will continue to work from home.

Mayor Eric Adams tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday after taking a PCR test, a spokesperson confirmed in a statement

Adams is the latest attendee present at the April 2 Gridiron Club Dinner in Washington, DC to test positive for COVID-19. The Gridiron Club's dinner is an exclusive invite-only event for high-ranking politicians and other elites.

The April 2 event had more than 600 guests.

68 people who attended have so far tested positive for COVID-19, including prominent DC officials like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Attorney General Merrick Garland. Guests were required to show proof of vaccination but did not have to present a negative test.

"At this time, the mayor has no other symptoms, but he is already isolating and will be canceling all public events for the remainder of the week," Fabian Levy, press secretary for the Office of the Mayor, said in the statement.

Adams will also be put on anti-viral medications and will continue working remotely while isolating

Representatives for Mayor Adams could not be immediately reached for comment.

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