Sen. Klobuchar’s husband released from hospital, recovering at home after testing positive for COVID-19

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Thursday afternoon that her husband, John Bessler, was released from the hospital and is recovering at home after he had tested positive for COVID-19 and battled pneumonia.

"Thanks to all who sent kind words and prayers for my husband John. He has coronavirus and has been in the hospital for pneumonia and low oxygen," Klobuchar said. "He took a good turn, was just released and is now recovering at home. Thanks to those who cared for him and for all front line health care workers."

Husband of Sen. Klobuchar tests positive for COVID-19, in hospital with pneumonia

Klobuchar had said Monday that she and her husband had been in different parts of the country at the time Bessler fell ill and, as a result, she was advised by her doctor not to take a test.