Herman CainJulie Dermansky | Corbis News | Getty ImagesHerman Cain, a former presidential hopeful who was formerly considered by President Donald Trump to the Federal Reserve, has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus. He had been 74.Cain’s departure was announced Thursday on his site from Dan Calabrese, who oversaw the website and had previously written regarding his colleague analysis.”Herman Cain – our manager, our buddy, like a dad to so many people – has passed away,” Calabrese stated from the blog article. “All of us prayed so hard daily. We knew the time would come when the Lord would call him home, but we actually enjoyed having him with usand we held out hope he would have a complete recovery.”Calabrese didn’t immediately respond to CNBC’s petition for extra comment.Cain was one of the highest-profile public figures from the United States to have expired from Covid-19. A 74-year old survivor of stage 4 colon cancer, Cain had attended Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, less than fourteen days prior to receiving his diagnosis.Cain was a company executive and board chairman of a branch of Kansas City’s Federal Reserve Bank prior to proceeding to Republican politics and finally turning into a presidential candidate.Last year, Trump temporarily considered choosing Cain as his nominee to join the Federal Reserve Board. Cain remained a vocal supporter of Trump’s following his nomination was pulled, and he attended the president’s controversial reelection rally at Oklahoma in June, shortly before being diagnosed with the coronavirus.Cain was hospitalized in Atlanta on July 1, two weeks after being told he’d tested positive for Covid-19, according on a statement posted to his social networking reports in the time.He did not demand a respirator and had been “awake and awake” if he checked into the hospital, the announcement said. “Please join together in praying for Mr. Cain, also for everybody who has got the coronavirus – and their own families,” it said.Cain tweeted a photo of himself in the Trump rally surrounded by additional attendees, none of whom seemed to be wearing masks or other protective gear.The Trump effort stated that attendees in the event had their temperatures checked upon entrance, which covers and hand sanitizer were passed out but not needed to use.The campaign demonstrated prior to the function six members of this group involved with the rally trainings had tested positive for the virus also was quarantined.The July 2 announcement on Cain’s hospitalization said, “There is not any means of knowing for certain where or how Mr. Cain contracted the coronavirus.” The Trump campaign stated after Cain’s investigation that he hadn’t met with the president in the Tulsa rally.Cain’s social networking accounts sometimes provided obscure updates on his condition. A message on July 5 stated that he was “making progress” which “more reassuring information” was anticipated to come shortly. Two days after, Cain’s Twitter accounts said “physicians are attempting to ensure his oxygen levels are correct.”On July 10, a different tweet stated Cain himself explained his standing as “cruise control,” since “the improvement is slow but his departure is becoming stronger daily. Make no mistake: He’s advancing!”The latest update arrived Monday, when Cain’s societal websites demonstrated he was “being treated with oxygen because of his lungs” almost a month after entering the hospital. “He actually is getting better, so it’s functioning,” the upgrade said.Calabrese, the press manager of Cain’s site, repeatedly diminished CNBC’s requests for further info on Cain’s condition during his battle with the virus.”We are not saying anything else outside that which we’ve submitted on social networking,” Calabrese said in a July 7 email. “That is Herman’s and [his wife, Gloria Etchison’s,] wish, therefore I love you respecting it.”This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.