Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been hospitalized since Friday with an infection reportedly unrelated to COVID-19, the Supreme Court said Sunday.
The 73-year-old was admitted to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC after experiencing “flu-like symptoms,” the court said.
A court spokesman said CBS News that Thomas does not have COVID-19.
The court did not elaborate on the type of infection Thomas suffered from or explain the two-day delay in announcing the hospitalization.
However, the Supreme Court found Thomas has been treated with antibiotics and is on the mend.
The court said the judge could be sent home in the coming days.
Arguments in four cases will be heard in the Supreme Court this week.
Thomas, who has been on the court since 1991, plans to attend the cases even if he is absent from the arguments, the court said.
With postal wires
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