Rev Jesse Jackson and his wife Jaqueline are both in the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.
According to reports he is vaccinated against the virus and the couple is being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
According to CNN:
“Doctors are currently monitoring the condition of both,” the Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC) said in a statement Saturday.
“Anyone who has been around either of them for the last five or six days should follow the CDC guidelines.”
RPC is a Chicago-based international human and civil rights organization founded by Jackson, according to their website.
Jackson, 79, and his wife, Jacqueline Jackson, 77, are currently at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the statement said.
In February, the civil rights leader underwent successful surgery after being hospitalized for abdominal discomfort. In 2017, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder with no cure.
Updates will be provided when they become available, according to RPC.
Praying for speedy recovery for the couple.