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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland (known as COP26), has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced on Wednesday.
Garcetti, who has been vaccinated against COVID-19, felt well and was isolated in his hotel room, according to a tweet from the mayor’s account.
Local TV station KABC reports that the mayor is attending the conference with seven employees. A spokesperson for the mayor’s office tells NPR that Garcetti was the only one from this office who tested positive for COVID-19.
Garcetti’s office did not disclose additional details about his diagnosis when contacted by email.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that those who have been fully vaccinated be tested five to seven days after coming into close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
The agency says those who test positive should isolate for 10 days — or as long as they experience symptoms.