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Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain hospitalised with Covid-19 infection
Herman Cain speaking at a press conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 8, 2011
Herman Cain speaking at a press conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 8, 2011 Credit: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

Herman Cain, a 74-year-old American politician and former Republican presidential candidate, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been hospitalised. The announcement was made on his official Twitter account, stating: "We are sorry to announce that Herman Cain has tested positive for COVID-19, and is currently receiving treatment in an Atlanta-area hospital." According to the statement, Cain tested positive on July 29 and needed to be hospitalised on July 1.

Cain had attended the Tulsa Trump rally on June 20 where six staff members who worked the event where tested positive for Covid-19.