Al Sharpton Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The letter is part of an intensifying push from Rev. Al Sharpton and Citizens for Judicial Fairness that has been years in the making and has involved a motley crew of players. | Joshua Bessex/AP Photo

Rev. Al Sharpton had announced that he contracted COVID-19 and is currently quarantining.

On Saturday (June 11), the civil rights leader, pastor and founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), issued a statement after testing positive for the coronavirus.

“On Friday, I tested positive for COVID-19 but have not displayed any symptoms at this time. On my doctor’s advice, I am quarantining over the next several days to keep those around me safe,” Sharpton noted in the statement obtained by BET, adding that he encourages people to continue to get “vaccinated and boosted if you haven’t already.”

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SOURCE: BET, Paul Meara

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