Arizona State Rep. Lorenzo Sierra Hospitalized For COVID-19 Complications

Published: Monday, October 5, 2020 - 10:19am
Updated: Monday, October 5, 2020 - 1:53pm
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Lorenzo Sierra

An Arizona state lawmaker has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a press release from the Arizona House Democrats, state Rep. Lorenzo Sierra was admitted to a Washington, D.C., hospital Sunday night with complications related to COVID-19. Sierra lives in Avondale and represents District 19.

The lawmaker and his wife were in the nation’s capital visiting family. The statement says Sierra’s wife was also experiencing symptoms but is now recovering with family.

Sierra was transferred to the Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is currently intubated in an intensive care unit.

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