Chris Christie diagnosed with COVID-19, hospitalized with “mild symptoms”

Chris Christie attends a press conference led by President Donald Trump at the White House. -Joshua Roberts/Getty Images

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has tested positive for COVID-19 and checked into Morristown Medical Center as advised by his doctors as a precautionary measure since he has a history of asthma.

Christie announced his condition in a series of tweets on Saturday.

Chris Christie had several interactions with Pres. Trump

Christie attended President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination ceremony last weekend, where Senators and senior White House officials announced that they had subsequently tested positive for coronavirus.