Mayor Craig tests positive for COVID-19

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Mayor Joyce Craig pictured at Thursday’s Taco Tour. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

MANCHESTER, N.H. – On Saturday, the Office of Mayor Joyce Craig announced that Craig has tested positive for COVID-19 on a PCR test as is experiencing mild symptoms.

In a statement from City Hall Spokesperson Lauren Smith, Craig will not chair the Board of School Committee meeting on Monday and work from home until she receives a negative COVID test.

Smith added that Craig’s symptoms are mild and she is fully vaccinated and boosted.

In 2020, Craig’s daughter tested positive for COVID-19.


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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.