Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham has announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and he's staying away from City Hall.

The 30-year-old Kraham revealed the news in a tweet early Wednesday morning.

In the brief message, he wrote: "I'm feeling fine with mild cold symptoms."

Kraham indicated he is "vaccinated and boosted." He encouraged "all residents to do the same."

For now, the mayor plans to work remotely. He wrote: "Thanks to technology, the work of City Hall won't miss a beat."

Kraham took office on January 1. His predecessor, Richard David, announced in October 2020 that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

David worked remotely for about ten days after his positive test.

Jared Kraham outside Binghamton City Hall on January 12, 2021, shortly after he announced he was running for mayor. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
Jared Kraham outside Binghamton City Hall on January 12, 2021, shortly after he announced he was running for mayor. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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