GOP Rep. Glenn Thompson hospitalized for breakthrough COVID case

Thomspon's staff says he is 'in good spirits' following diagnosis

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Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., has tested positive for the coronavirus and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital, according to a statement shared from his staff.

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Congressman Thompson on Friday afternoon began experiencing cold-like symptoms and was promptly tested for COVID-19," reads the statement, which was shared to Twitter. "While he is vaccinated, the test case back positive."

Glenn Thompson (R-PA) is sworn in by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi during a mock ceremony on Capitol Hill, January 6, 2008, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Andrew Councill/MCT/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

Glenn Thompson (R-PA) is sworn in by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi during a mock ceremony on Capitol Hill, January 6, 2008, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Andrew Councill/MCT/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

The staff also noted that "out of an abundance of caution," Thompson is receiving treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

BETHESDA, MD - OCTOBER 04: A general view of the facade of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

BETHESDA, MD - OCTOBER 04: A general view of the facade of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

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"He is in good spirits and further updates will be made available in the coming days," the statement concluded.