DENVER (CBS4) — We’re pulling for every COVID-19 patient fighting for their health right now. This week, Swedish Medical Center got to release another patient from the intensive care unit.
The team of incredible medical workers clapped and cheered as the patient was discharged from the hospital — a huge step in his recovery! He flashed peace signs and gave the thumbs up as he was rolled down the hall.READ MORE: Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
Swedish says it’s always encouraging for staff to see their patients progress and recover. We think it’s good for everyone!READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has not released the number of patients who have recovered from the virus. There are several factors that make it difficult to track. First, the majority of cases are mild and don’t require medical attention. There are also people who may feel ill but don’t get tested, and recover at home.