PALMDALE – Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, is recovering from a stay in the hospital with COVID-19, he tweeted.
“I’m back at home and resting in Palmdale. Thank you for your prayers,” Lackey tweeted Tuesday night [July 14].
On July 8, Lackey’s Chief of Staff George Andrews tweeted that the Assemblyman has been “hospitalized since Sunday with COVID-19 complications,” adding that the 61-year-old politician was “receiving excellent treatment at Palmdale Regional Medical Center and anticipates a full recovery.”
Lackey is one of a handful of Assembly members who have contracted COVID-19.
The Assembly is in recess until July 27.
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