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Rep. Lorenzo Sierra update: Arizona lawmaker released from hospital after COVID-19 fight

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Posted at 5:00 PM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 01:27:38-04

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.