A New York City mother of five was cheered on by hospital staff as she left Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) on April 4, following a lengthy battle with COVID-19.
Christina Paz, 47, was discharged from the hospital after a 15-day stay, during which she received critical care for the coronavirus.
Footage by SIUH shows Paz being wheeled through the hospital to be reunited with her husband, as health care workers line the corridors to clap and cheer.
As of April 6, New York City officials reported 67,820 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 3,048 deaths. Credit: Staten Island University Hospital via Storyful