Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced this afternoon that he tested positive for COVID this morning prior to gathering with extended family to celebrate the holidays. Bhalla stated “I am thankful that I’ve been vaccinated & boosted as my symptoms are mild. It goes to show that vaccines and boosters work.”
The Mayor encouraged everyone to protect themselves and their loved ones by getting vaccinated and boosted if they have not already done so.
Earlier in the week Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop also announced that he had tested positive, as did United States Senator Cory Booker.