By Sandra Rose  | 

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Justice Clarence Thomas is hospitalized with a respiratory infection, the Supreme Court announced in a statement on Sunday.

Thomas, 73, was admitted to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Friday evening after experiencing "flu-like" symptoms. He is expected to be released from the hospital in "a day or two."

The Supreme Court confirmed Mr. Thomas is fully vaccinated and boosted, however he does not have a viral infection.

"He underwent tests, was diagnosed with an infection, and is being treated with intravenous antibiotics," the statement read.

"His symptoms are abating, he is resting comfortably, and he expects to be released from the hospital in a day or two."

Thomas and his second wife, Virginia "Ginny" Thomas, were married in 1987.