By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City health commissioner has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr. Dave Chokshi said in a statement he has mild symptoms and is working with the city to perform contact tracing.

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“This is a reminder – if we ever needed one – that COVID is still with us and we all must continue to wear masks, wash our hands, socially distance and stay home if feeling ill,” his statement continued.

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