Charleston, South Carolina – The number of new Covid-19 cases is on the rise in the last couple of weeks countrywide, a trend also seen in South Carolina.
According to the Charleston city spokesman Jack O’Toole, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg tested positive on Covid-19 and has developed mild, head-cold symptoms.
O’Toole said that the mayor is isolating at home.
“I’m thankful to be fully vaccinated and boosted and have been told to expect continued mild symptoms for the next few days,” Tecklenburg said. “And with case numbers rising again, I encourage everyone to make sure they’re up-to-date on their vaccines and boosters.”
O’Toole additionally informed the public that the mayor will attend this week’s planned meetings virtually in accordance with the CDC’s policies.