Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh tests negative for COVID-19 again Coronavirus Posted: Nov 11, 2020 / 03:09 PM EST / Updated: Nov 11, 2020 / 04:33 PM EST Interactive Coronavirus Maps Click here for Interactive Coronavirus Maps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh tweeted on Wednesday that he has tested negative for COVID-19. Quarantine 2.0 Update: I went in for a COVID-19 test yesterday, 5 days after my second potential exposure, and I just received a negative result. We wear masks all the time at City Hall and I have no doubt it helped protect me. . .again. #MaskUpAmerica #LetsTakeCareOfEachOther— Ben Walsh (@BenWalsh44) November 11, 2020 This comes five days after his second time being exposed in a month. He credited mask-wearing for keeping him protected again.