In a statement from his office Sunday evening, the Utah Democrat said that the incident occurred Friday and stated that he had to receive oxygen through a mask after struggling to maintain proper oxygen levels in his blood.
“I am now off oxygen and feeling relatively better,” McAdams said. “I’m very grateful to the skilled hospital medical staff for their efficient and effective treatment, as well as their preparations.
McAdams was the second House lawmaker to be diagnosed with the disease, which has sickened more than 33,000 nationally. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) announced his own positive diagnosis last week as well.