Watch: Crowds cheer on COVID-19 patient released from Sentara in touching moment

Posted at 9:28 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 09:28:10-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Grab the tissues because this story will pull at your heart strings!

Sentara Healthcare shared a touching moment Wednesday morning as their first patient to be admitted to the ICU was released.

The patient was at Sentara Obici Hospital and staff said the patient never gave up and was extremely grateful for all the care and compassion he received!

Crowds of medical staff can be seen in the video cheering the man on who was wheeled out in a wheelchair. What a moment!

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