NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — CBS2 has learned Mayor-elect Eric Adams is considering canceling his swearing-in ceremony due to concerns over rising COVID-19 cases.

The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Jan. 1 at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre, which holds 3,000 seats, instead of the traditional City Hall.

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But sources said that may not happen.

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There has been no official word yet from the mayor-elect.

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Sources also told CBS2 a private midnight swearing-in ceremony would still take place.

CBSNewYork Team