Last COVID-19 Patient Discharged From Alabama Hospital

Hospital staff in Anniston, Alabama, celebrated a milestone after the last COVID-19 patient was discharged from the facility on Tuesday, May 25, hospital officials said.

Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center livestreamed this video on Facebook that shows Dr Raul Magadia making the announcement and staff cheering. The hospital said Tuesday’s announcement marked the first time in over a year that there were zero known COVID-19 patients in the COVID-19 ward.

“I personally want to thank our COVID staff, as well as anyone who donated food, prayed, or helped in any way — big or small — in the COVID ward during this pandemic,” Magadia says in the video. Credit: RMC Health System via Storyful

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