Thanks to my family & friends for their prayers.
Someone familiar with the situation told NJ.com that the former governor was conscious, in good spirits and not on a ventilator, as some rumors have suggested.
Christie is among two dozen or so people connected to Trump and the White House, including the president and first lady, who have contracted the coronavirus in recent weeks.
During Thursday's COVID-19 news briefing, Gov. Phil Murphy called Christie "the quintessential Jersey fighter" and said they exchanged messages on Wednesday. The average hospital stay is five days for coronavirus patients outside of China, according to BMC Medicine. He did not tweet any updates during his seven-day stay in the hospital.
The former governor cited a history of asthma for checking into Morristown Medical Center, although he also said he was "feeling good" at the time. Hospitalizations are also rising, with 652 people now hospitalized - the most since August 5. Because of his conditions, the Mendham resident is at higher risk of developing complications from the virus.
Christie had attended a number of prep classes previous to Tuesday evening's presidential debate, reportedly portraying Democratic contender Joe Biden throughout follow with President Trump, who introduced he had examined constructive early Friday.
Christie was present at the White House during a likely superspreader event September 26 - a packed celebration for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett headlined by President Trump, where few people wore masks and no one practiced social distancing.