Republican Herman Cain Refused to Wear Mask at Trump’s Tulsa Rally, Now Tests Positive for COVID-19
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain tested positive for COVID-19 on June 29 and entered an Atlanta-area hospital on July 1, according to his Twitter page.
We are sorry to announce that Herman Cain has tested positive for COVID-19, and is currently receiving treatment in an Atlanta-area hospital.— Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) July 2, 2020
Please keep him, and all who are battling this virus, in your prayers.
Our full statement appears below. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/lDRW7Rla4e
Cain has tweeted against wearing safety masks in order to help slow down the deadly coronavirus. Cain attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 20 and refused to wear a mask.
Masks will not be mandatory for the event, which will be attended by President Trump. PEOPLE ARE FED UP!https://t.co/Oykdz4xThD— Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) July 1, 2020
Cain praised the handling of COVID-19 in Florida, which (predictably) turned in to a disaster, notes Reuters: “10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to a Reuters tally.”
(Sources: Herman Cain/Twitter, Reuters)