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Mark McGowan’s child who was taken to hospital in a serious condition after contracting Covid has been discharged.
The Western Australia Premier confirmed on Friday evening one of his three children was receiving care after testing positive.
A spokesperson for the Premier confirmed the child has now been released from hospital.
‘The McGowan family would like to thank everyone for their supportive and kind comments,’ the statement said.
‘After a very worrying four days, the Premier’s child is now recovering at home with family.
‘The McGowan family thanks the committed hospital staff for all their work and care.’
Mark McGowan’s child who was taken to hospital in a serious condition after contracting Covid has been discharged (pictured is Mr McGowan with family)
Mr McGowan remains in isolation after he was also confirmed to have the virus.
Both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition leader Anthony Albanese sent their well wishes to the family on Saturday.
‘Best wishes to the McGowan family after one of @MarkMcGowanMP’s children was hospitalised with Covid. The whole Labor team is sending our love and we are all hoping for a swift recovery.’ Mr Albanese tweeted.
‘Very sorry to hear one of Premier Mark McGowan’s children has been hospitalised with COVID. Jen and I send our best wishes to the Premier and his whole family for a full recovery and have been in touch to convey our message of support at this difficult time.’ Mr Morrison said.
More to follow.