Washington — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was released from the hospital Monday after suffering a concussion and rib fracture, but he will continue to receive treatment at an inpatient rehabilitation facility, his office said.
“Leader McConnell’s concussion recovery is progressing well,” his spokesman David Popp said in a news release. “On the advice of his physician, the next step is a period of physical therapy in an inpatient rehabilitation facility before he goes home.”
The 81-year-old suffered a concussion Wednesday after tripping to a Washington hotelwhere he was attending a private dinner
Over the weekend, McConnell’s medical team discovered he also had a minor rib fracture, Popp said.
In 2019, McConnell tripped and fell in his home and underwent surgery to repair a broken shoulder.
The Senate has been missing several members of late due to illness.
Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman is receiving treatment for clinical depression at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland since mid-February. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein leave the hospital last week and is being treated at home while he recovers from a shingles.
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