Rev. Jesse Jackson, wife Jacqueline hospitalized for COVID

Virus Outbreak Jesse Jackson
Posted at 7:57 PM, Aug 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-21 19:57:23-04

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, have been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19.

He is vaccinated against the virus and publicly received his first dose in January.

According to a statement released Saturday evening, the Jacksons are being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He is 79 years old. Jacqueline Jackson is 77.