Western Cape hospital releases first recovered Covid-19 patient

Western Cape hospital releases first recovered Covid-19 patient

- A hospital in the Western Cape released their first patient to recover from Covid-19

- They shared a touching video of his last day at the facility on social media

- Social media users praised the healthcare workers for their hard work

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A hospital in the Western Cape is celebrating releasing their first Covid-19 recovery. The Durbanville health facility shared a touching video on social media showing staff bidding farewell to their healthy patient.

The Mediclinic Durbanville team bid farewell to Mr K Horton, who is their first patient to recover from Covid-19. In a touching video shared on Facebook, staff were seen wishing the man well as he left the facility.

According to their post, Mr Horton wrote:

“It was a total surprise and very emotional but I am thankful to be home. Once again thanks to all the staff and doctors for the wonderful care you have provided for me.”

Social media users also commended the healthcare workers for their hard work. Facebook user Lorraine Koekemoer said:

"Thank you to all the staff."

Yunus Hugo said:

"God is good, thank you for granting this man the strength to overcome the virus. Well done nurses and doctors for the great work and care you're providing."

Nomawethu Egwim said:

"Glory be to God, a big thank you to the doctors and nurses, may God bless you all in abundance."

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Nomzamo Yam said:

"To all the doctors and nurses, we salute you."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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