(CBS DETROIT) — Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II is experiencing a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, the city announced on Tuesday.
Officials say Young, who was elected to an at-large seat last year, has a dry cough and is self-quarantined and taking oral treatment. Young is also vaccinated and boosted.READ MORE: Tony Hawk Stops In Detroit For Grand Opening Of Chandler Park Skatepark
The announcement comes after U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and 14 other people tested positive for the virus after attending Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Beginning June 28
The gathering is put on each year by a business group, the Detroit Regional Chamber, and attracts more than 1,000 public officials, journalists and others who discuss various political and policy issues.MORE NEWS: Ballot Initiative Proposes To Protect Abortions In Michigan
Buttigieg disclosed his infection Monday on Twitter, saying he had mild symptoms.