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Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19 less than two weeks after going mask-free at Trump rally

Less than two weeks earlier, Cain was seen attending Trump's Tulsa rally without wearing a mask



David Edwards
July 2, 2020 7:17PM (UTC)

This article originally appeared on Raw Story

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Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending President Donald Trump's recent Tulsa rally.

In a statement on Thursday, a spokesperson for Cain said that he had been admitted to an Atlanta-area hospital.

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"By Wednesday, July 1, Mr. Cain had developed symptoms serious enough that he required hospitalization," the statement explained.

Cain was said to not be in need of a ventilator at this time.

Less than two weeks earlier, Cain was seen attending Trump's Tulsa rally without wearing a mask.

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It was not immediately clear if others had been told to self-quarantine due to contact with Cain.

You can read the full statement below via Twitter:

 


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