BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – State Senator Bodi White (R) Baton Rouge, is reportedly in the hospital recovering from COVID-19 that he contracted after surgery. A statement was released by his spokesperson just before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

“Senator Bodi White was transported yesterday to Oschner New Orleans via ambulance with COVID-related symptoms following spinal surgery. The decision to transport him was out of an abundance of caution and to allow him to be near his surgical team. As of now he’s stable and recovering in good spirits.”

Lionel Rainey – Spokesman for Senator Bodi White

Senator White is a Republican who represents Louisiana’s 6th district and has held that seat since 2012.