Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger tests negative for COVID-19


Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger tested negative for COVID-19.

The mayor’s office announced the results Monday (June 29) after it said that Eisenberger began feeling symptoms on June 25.

The Mayor would like to thank everyone who sent well wishes over the past few days and would also like to remind the public that this virus is in our community and we must remain vigilant in maintaining physical distancing, practicing good hygiene such as handwashing and adhering to all public health recommendations”, said a city spokesperson.

After experiencing symptoms, an official release from Mayor Fref Eisenberger’s office said that he would be self-isolating at home until he received his results.

Staff in the mayor’s office and those who had come into contact with Eisenberger were monitoring themselves for any symptoms and taking appropriate action as necessary, according to the release.

As of June 26, the number of total COVID-19 cases in Hamilton was 834. 735 cases had been resolved (88 per cent) and 44 (5 per cent) resulted in deaths.

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