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Mayor Jerry Dyer tests positive for COVID-19

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Fresno’s Mayor Jerry Dyer has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement on Twitter posted Friday morning.

The announcement describes his symptoms as “cold-like” and states that Fresno’s mayor took two rapid antigen at-home tests – which both confirmed a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.

In the statement, Mayor Dyer says he has canceled all appointments and events for the next few days and intends to work remotely ahead of the city’s budget roll-out.

“At this time, I have very mild symptoms, but will continue following City of Fresno health protocols.”

Mayor Jerry Dyer

This is not the first time Jerry Dyer has tested positive for COVID-19, following a positive COVID-19 test in November 2020.