Atlanta's mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, has tested positive for coronavirus, she announced Monday afternoon. Bottoms, 50, said she has not experienced any symptoms of the virus.
"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted Monday.
Bottoms, in an appearance on MSNBC, said the positive test result was a "shock" and she thought to get tested because her husband had been sleeping more than usual.confirmed virus cases in Georgia, with over 2,870 deaths and over 11,900 hospitalizations, according to the state's Department of Public Health.
Bottoms has been among several names being considered as Joe Biden's potential running mate.