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Sen. Bill Cassidy recovers from coronavirus

United States Senator Bill Cassidy
United States Senator Bill Cassidy(WAFB)
Updated: Aug. 31, 2020 at 12:36 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Senator Bill Cassidy, MD, announced Monday, Aug. 31 he will resume his regular congressional activities after recovering from COVID-19.

“I thank everyone for their concern and prayers. I was lucky and blessed,” said Sen. Cassidy. “Now, the focus is Hurricane Laura recovery and relief and addressing coronavirus for others.”

Sen. Cassidy first made the announcement he was sick back on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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Cassidy said he immediately contacted his doctor and strictly followed CDC recommendations to quarantine for 14 days and notify those with which he may have been in contact.

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