Assemblyman Brian Miller, hospitalized for a month with a serious case of COVID-19, announced Monday that he has been released from the intensive-care unit at St. Luke's Hospital in Utica and is starting rehabilitation to continue his recovery.
“There are no words to express the amount of appreciation I have for the professionals at Mohawk Valley Health Systems," Miller, an Oneida County Republican serving his second term in the Assembly, said in a statement. "Their constant care and unwavering attention during my illness will never be forgotten."
Miller, whose seven-county district includes seven towns in Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties, had first announced on March 27 he was undergoing hospital treatment after catching the coronavirus.
Two other state legislators representing pieces of Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties have had confirmed coronavirus cases. Sen. James Seward, an Otsego County Republican whose district includes part of Ulster, has recovered from a serious case after being treated in the intensive-care unit at Albany Medical Center. Sen. James Skoufis, a Cornwall Democrat, announced last week he was convalescing at home after feeling symptoms and then testing positive for COVID-19.