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Louisiana's state treasurer released from hospital after testing positive for COVID-19

2 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Saturday, December 05 2020 Dec 5, 2020 December 05, 2020 2:38 PM December 05, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - State Treasurer John M. Schroder was released from the hospital Friday night after contracting the coronavirus , his office announced Saturday.

Schroder's office announced Thursday, that he was admitted to the hospital for complications related to COVID-19.

The 59-year-old state official is currently resting at home.

“I’m feeling much better, and I want to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for me. Health care workers are the true heroes of this pandemic,” said Treasurer Schroder. “I am happy to be back home with my family and look forward to returning to work at the State Capitol in the new year. Thank you for all the prayers and kind words. Ellie and I really appreciated them. Please continue to pray for all those battling this horrible disease.”

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