Rev. Jesse Jackson
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks before receiving Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago. Jackson was discharged Tuesday, March 2, 2021, from a rehabilitation center where he spent more than three weeks following an illness and surgery. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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The Associated Press is reporting the Rev. Jesse Jackson, 79, and his wife, Jacqueline, 77, have been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19, according to a statement Saturday.

He is vaccinated against the virus and publicly received his first dose in January. The two are being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

“Doctors are currently monitoring the condition of both,” according to the statement authorized by their son, Jonathan Jackson.

“There are no further updates at this time,” the statement said. “We will provide updates as they become available.”

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