Jersey City Mayor Fulop tests positive for COVID-19, is asymptomatic and quarantining


Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who is fully vaccinated and got his booster shot in October, tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday and is asymptomatic and quarantining.

Screenshot via Jersey City TV.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“Yesterday, I tested positive for COVID + started isolation for 10 days per CDC. I have no symptoms but getting tested was important before seeing family for holidays. I’m thankful for the protection from the vaccine/booster as it would be a different situation without them,” Fulop tweeted a few minutes ago.

“Please continue to be mindful of safety precautions + urge your loved ones to get vaccinated + booster shots.”

On October 4th, Fulop posted a photo of him getting his Moderna booster shot to Instagram indicating that “I trust the science and I want to be protected for myself and my family.”

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka also took to Twitter to announce he tested positive for COVID-19 and was exhibiting no symptoms as the latest wave surges throughout the state. U.S.

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), also a Newark native, said in a statement on Sunday he tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing mild symptoms.

On Tuesday, CarePoint Health CEO Dr. Achintya Moulick said there shouldn’t be a widespread panic over the latest COVID-19 surge that includes the Omicron variant, since hospitalizations and deaths remain relatively low at this time.

” … The admissions are pretty flat, so you don’t have very sick people coming in, very few deaths: I think the media should not send people in a frenzy … inpatient will not be as bad as what we thought,” he said at an event at Christ Hospital.

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  1. Some “vaccine.” it doesn’t stop you from getting infected and doesn’t stop you from spreading the virus. There’s an obvious solution: let’s redefine what a vaccine does. And “problem” solved. If you survive the shot. Enter Year 2 and the odd increased excess mortality across age groups. “Why are they dying” is already the question raised in countries like the UK and Germany?