Ginsburg participates in a July 2 discussion at Georgetown University Law Center. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from a hospital in Baltimore Sunday after being treated for chills and fever, Reuters reports.

Details: The 86-year-old was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Friday night before being transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital "for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection," per a Supreme Court statement Saturday.

What they're saying: Ginsburg was expected to recover quickly. The Saturday statement noted: "With intravenous antibiotics and fluids, her symptoms have abated."

  • “She is home and doing well,” spokesperson Kathy Arberg said in a statement Sunday.

The big picture: Ginsburg, the leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, has been treated for cancer two times in the past year.

Go deeper: Ginsburg to miss Supreme Court oral arguments for the first time

Editor's note: This article has been updated with more details on Ginsburg's hospital admission and release.

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