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Tom Lackey ‘doing well’ after bout with virus

Assembly in recess through July 27

OW Staff Writer | 7/17/2020, midnight

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.

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.