Duke University Hospital discharges 1000th COVID-19 patient

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Here’s to a local COVID-19 milestone worth celebrating!

Duke University Hospital in Durham announced that they have released its 1000th COVID-19 patient from the facility.

Doctors and nurses gathered around Mohamed Shehata as he was wheeled out of the hospital, a photo from the hospital shows.

“Today, we celebrated Mohamed Shehata, our 1000th discharged COVID-19 patient,” the hospital posted on social media.

Mohamed Shehata (Duke University Hospital)

“Everybody did a great job. Thanks to all of you. I’m really happy to get out,” Shehata said, expressing gratitude for the hospital’s team.

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