- The CDC said people infected with COVID-19 may still exercise their right to vote
- Sick voters would be asked to follow safety guidelines
- The recommendations come as case numbers continue to increase in 40 states
People who have been infected or are currently sick with the novel coronavirus may vote in person, according to a statement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In an email written on Monday, the health agency said Americans who are or have been infected with COVID-19 can exercise their right to vote as long as they follow proper safety