State Rep. Darren Bailey in hospital after fainting during debate

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEHT) – Illinois State Rep. Darren Bailey will stay the night at a Springfield hospital after fainting during a House debate Sunday.

According to a statement, he will stay the night to undergo more tests and observation.

We’re told he had a minor medical issue, but has tested negative for coronavirus.

His office says he is looking forward to returning to work.

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(This story was originally published on January 10, 2021)

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