He is being treated for an infection, the court said.
A Supreme Court spokesman said Justice Clarence Thomas was released from Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington on Friday, a week after he was admitted for treatment of an infection.
No further information was given about his diagnosis, treatment or prognosis.
Thomas’s chambers have not responded to requests for comment on new revelations surrounding his wife’s political activities following the 2020 election and direct contact with the White House.
In the fall of 2020, after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the presidential election, Virginia “Ginny” Thomas repeatedly asked White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to try to overturn the election results, according to a text message obtained by congressional investigators.
On Sunday, Supreme Court spokeswoman Patricia McCabe said in a statement: “Justice Clarence Thomas was admitted to the Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, on Friday evening, after experiencing flu-like symptoms. She is recovering well and is hoping to be released from the hospital in a day or two. “
The court will sit again on Monday for another week of oral arguments. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.