New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fields questions at a wide-ranging information convention, March 3, 2016 on the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.
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“I am happy to let you know that this morning I was released from Morristown Medical Center. I want to thank the extraordinary doctors & nurses who cared for me for the last week,” Christie wrote in a tweet. “Thanks to my family & friends for their prayers. I will have more to say about all of this next week.”
Christie was hospitalized for every week battling the virus. When Christie first checked into the hospital, he stated it was an necessary precautionary measure due to his historical past of bronchial asthma.
Doctors gave Christie the anti-viral drug remdesivir, according to CNN, the identical treatment that President Donald Trump was supplied when hospitalized with Covid-19 on the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Christie is amongst a number of senior Republicans near Trump who’ve contracted the virus.
Before Trump introduced he had examined constructive for the coronavirus, Christie helped the president put together for the presidential debate in opposition to Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Christie had additionally attended Trump’s Supreme Court nomination announcement on the White House on Saturday, Sept. 26.