Chris Christie released from hospital after seven days of coronavirus treatment

Chris Riotta
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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been released from the Morristown Medical Center where he had been staying after contracting Covid-19.

The former governor thanked the “extraordinary doctors [and] nurses” who cared for him at the medical center during his recovery from the novel virus, responsible for more than 210,000 deaths nationwide this year.

“Thanks to my familly [and] friends for their prayers,” Mr Christie said in a statement on Saturday.

In a tweet, the former governor also said he will have “more to say about all of this” next week.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.