An Arizona lawmaker who was critically ill with COVID-19 has been released from a hospital.
Democratic Rep. Lorenzo Sierra of Avondale will recover for a few days in the Washington area before returning to Arizona.
Sierra's wife, Rhonda Cagle, posted the news on Twitter alongside a photo of the couple smiling in a vehicle.
Sierra spent several days on a ventilator in an intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Sierra and Cagle were visiting relative in the Washington area when both fell sick with COVID-19.