A truly heart warming story…
Dateline, California… just north of LA.
Gregg Garfield, the first COVID-19 positive patient to be admitted to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center on March 5 was able to walk out to go home today.
64 days in hospital. For 31 of those days, he was on a ventilator. He had a 1% chance of survival. And he beat the odds, leaving the hospital on Friday.
He became ill and was hospitalized after a February trip to northern Italy.
Pneumonia and kidney failure. Four different parts of his lungs collapsed
On the day of his release, the entire staff at Providence St. Joseph gathered for a round of applause to cheer on the man who survived coronavirus, after two months of hospitalization.
Here’s video of the celebration: