Jesse Jackson Sr. and Wife Jacqueline Jackson Hospitalized After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

Reverend Jesse Jackson stops by a demonstration outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the expiration of the federal moratorium on residential evictions in Washington, U.S., August 2, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. and his wife, Jacqueline Jackson have both tested positive for COVID-19 and are hospitalized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to a statement from Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

The statement read that doctors are currently monitoring their condition and that there are no further updates or information available. Jesse Jackson was vaccinated against COVID-19 in early January.

Rainbow PUSH advises anyone who has had contact with either of them for the last five to six days to follow CDC guidelines and to isolate from others.


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