UPDATE: Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie tests negative for COVID-19 after possible exposure

Charleston County News

UPDATE: Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie said his recent COVID-19 test results came back negative after a possible exposure earlier this week.

“I’m very grateful and can’t say strongly enough – get the vaccine! Mt Pleasant’s vaccination rate is among the highest in the state, but let’s not let up,” he said in a tweet Friday morning. “Stay positive. Test negative.”


MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie on Tuesday announced that he is in self-quarantine pending COVID-19 test results after coming in contact with a confirmed case.

Haynie is fully vaccinated, but will quarantine in adherence to town protocols.

According to Haynie, Major General James Livingston, who is also fully vaccinated, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. Haynie was with Livingston on Friday.

Haynie said that Livingston is doing well and asked him to pass along this message:

“Get the shot and exercise. Stay fit.”

MG James Livingston

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