Sanders gets stitches after run-in with glass shower door

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at at healthcare roundtable at the at the International Longshoremen's Association Hall on Friday, March 15 , 2019 in Charleston, S.C. Sanders was wearing a large gauze bandage on his forehead after cutting his head on a glass shower door earlier in the morning. (Andrew J. Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP)
This image from video provided by WCIV-TV, shows Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at at healthcare roundtable at the at the International Longshoremen's Association Hall on Friday, March 15 , 2019, in Charleston, S.C. Sanders was wearing a large gauze bandage on his forehead after cutting his head on a glass shower door earlier in the morning. (WCIV via AP)
Bernie Sanders addresses a rally in North Charleston, S.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. South Carolina gave Bernie Sanders the cold shoulder in 2016. Four years and several visits later, Sanders hopes the state is ready to warm to him. (Lauren Petracca/The Post And Courier via AP)
Bernie Sanders addresses a rally in North Charleston, S.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. South Carolina gave Bernie Sanders the cold shoulder in 2016. Four years and several visits later, Sanders hopes the state is ready to warm to him. (Lauren Petracca/The Post And Courier via AP)

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign says the Vermont senator has been treated at a walk-in clinic for a minor injury while campaigning in South Carolina.

Campaign spokesman Arianna Jones told reporters that Sanders cut his head on the edge of a glass shower door Friday and went to a walk-in clinic. She says the 77-year-old Sanders received a half-dozen stitches and was given a "clean bill of health."

Jones says Sanders is continuing with all scheduled events, including a breakfast with local clergy and a roundtable on health care while in South Carolina. Sanders will travel to Nevada ahead of his first rally in the early-voting state since launching his presidential bid. The rally will be held Saturday.

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