Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized on Tuesday to treat a possible infection.

“Justice Ginsburg was admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland early this morning for treatment of a possible infection,” spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said Tuesday.

According to a press release from the court’s press officer, Ginsburg had a fever Monday night before being hospitalized and now the justice is “resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment.”

In May, Ginsburg underwent endoscopic treatment for a benign gallbladder condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She participated in oral arguments from her hospital bed, still recovering from the surgery.


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President Donald Trump told reporters Tuesday that he wished her recovery and praised her for “actually giving me some good rulings.”

“I wish her the best. I hope she’s better. I didn’t hear that, actually. She was just hospitalized? No, that’s too bad,” he said. “No, I wish her the best. She’s actually giving me some good rulings.”

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