Chris Christie Gives the Latest on His Health

The former New Jersey governor is out of the hospital
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 10, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
Chris Christie's Health Takes a Turn—for the Better
In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference in Newark, N.J. Christie tweeted on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, that he has tested positive for COVID-19.   (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

(Newser) – Good news for Chris Christie: The hospital is behind him. The former New Jersey governor tweeted Saturday morning that he's no longer being treated for the coronavirus at Morristown Medical Center, CNN reports. "I want to thank the extraordinary doctors & nurses who cared for me for the last week," he tweeted. "Thanks to my family & friends for their prayers. I will have more to say about all of this next week." The 58-year-old, who is overweight and has a history of asthma, checked himself in Oct. 3 as a precautionary measure after coming down with COVID-19. He's one of over a dozen associates of President Trump to test positive during the past two weeks, per the Star-Ledger. (He apparently did not go on a ventilator.)

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