WATCH: Pangasinan hospital sends home first COVID-19 survivor

Healthcare workers at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital have celebrated the recovery of one of their first COVID-19 patients.

4/8/2020 4:16:00 AM

Video shows the medical staff sending off with cheers and dance their first recovered patient, who was confined in the hospital for three weeks

Healthcare workers at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital have celebrated the recovery of one of their first COVID-19 patients.

The COVID-19 survivor was discharged on Tuesday after testing negative for coronavirus disease and recuperating from pneumonia.The female patient was admitted to the medical facility on March 16. The repeat test was done on March 31 and the result was received Tuesday.

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The hospital also expressed hopes for more recoveries from the viral disease.As of 7 p.m. of April 8, Pangasinan reported it has a total 29 COVID-19 cases with eight deaths and two recoveries.It is unclear if the discharged patient is among the two recoveries tallied by the provincial health office.

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