David Lat has been transferred out of the intensive care unit, taken off a ventilator that had been his lifeline for a week while battling COVID-19, and wrote on Saturday night in a Facebook post that “I’m doing worlds better than I was this time … last week.”

“I was just transferred out of the ICU—to a floor that’s not nearly as nice, but the transfer bodes well because they save ICU beds for the sickest patients,” wrote Lat, the founder of the legal blog Above the Law, in a Facebook post that appeared at 9:11 p.m. and that was accompanied by a joyous video of his young son strumming a mini-guitar and singing.

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