Gins­burg out of hospi­tal af­ter frac­tur­ing ribs

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WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg was dis­charged from the hospi­tal and planned to work from home on Fri­day, a day af­ter be­ing ad­mit­ted with three frac­tured ribs, a court spokes­woman said.

“Jus­tice Gins­burg has been dis­charged from the hospi­tal,” Kath­leen Ar­berg said in a state­ment. “She is do­ing well and plans to work from home to­day.”

Gins­burg, 85, was ad­mit­ted to Ge­orge Washington Univer­sity Hospi­tal early Thurs­day morn­ing for ob­ser­va­tion and treat­ment.

A state­ment from the court said Gins­burg fell in her of­fice Wed­nes­day but re­turned home. She went to the hospi­tal early Thurs­day af­ter “ex­pe­ri­enc­ing dis­com­fort overnight.”

Tests showed that she frac­tured three ribs on her left side, the state­ment said.

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