Assemblyman Brian Manktelow, who represents Wayne County and elements of Cayuga and Oswego counties, has examined constructive for COVID-19.
Manktelow’s workplace confirmed the analysis on Tuesday. Final week, the assemblyman posted on his Fb web page that he was in quarantine. However he didn’t reveal whether or not he examined constructive or if he was uncovered to the virus.
“Thankfully, because of the lengthy weekend, I didn’t see my workers and they’re nonetheless within the workplace,” Manktelow, R-Lyons, wrote. “Whereas I’ve needed to transfer appointments and reschedule conferences, my workers and I are nonetheless dedicated to serving the residents of the a hundred and thirtieth Meeting District. My wonderful workers remains to be within the workplace, and we’re in fixed contact.”
Manktelow is not vaccinated. He told The Citizen in April that he needed to attend till the vaccine was out there to all of his constituents within the a hundred and thirtieth Meeting District. However he has additionally shared that, resulting from undisclosed well being points, he has been suggested to not get the vaccine.
He’s the third present or former member of Cayuga County’s state legislative delegation to check constructive for COVID-19 through the pandemic. Whereas they had been nonetheless in workplace, former Assemblyman Gary Finch and former state Sen. Jim Seward had been hospitalized with COVID-19. In Seward’s case, he was positioned on a ventilator. Each leaders recovered and had been launched from the hospital.