LA Mayor Tests COVID+ At Glasgow Climate Summit

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports:

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has tested positive for the coronavirus while at a climate summit abroad, his office announced Wednesday. Garcetti, who is fully vaccinated, is isolating in his hotel room in Scotland, according to a statement from the mayor’s office.

Garcetti, who is the outgoing chair of the C40 group, spoke at the conference Tuesday and met with other big city mayors from across the globe earlier this week, according to his office.

It’s unclear how much longer Garcetti will serve as the mayor of Los Angeles. He has been tapped by Joe Biden to be the U.S. ambassador to India, but he’s among a number of the president’s nominations that are being held up by Senate Republicans.

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