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Louie Gohmert donates blood plasma after recovering from COVID-19

Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19 on July 29 during a pre-screen at the White House.
Credit: Carter BloodCare

TYLER, Texas — After recovering from his COVID-19 diagnosis, U.S Rep. Louie Gohmert, of Tyler, donated his blood plasma, which can be used to treat people still fighting the virus.

Carter BloodCare announced Wednesday Gohmert donated the plasma at its blood donation center in Tyler.

Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19 on July 29 during a pre-screen at the White House. After testing positive with a rapid test, Gohmert then retested using a nasal swab that came back positive for COVID-19 as well.

Read the full story from our newspaper partners the Tyler Morning Telegraph