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GBMC discharges first COVID-19 patient that was hooked up to ventilators

Posted at 7:37 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 20:30:28-04

BALTIMORE — GBMC discharged their first patient who tested positive for coronavirus that was hooked up to mechanical ventilators in ICU.

President and CEO, Dr. John B. Chessare made the announcement in a video and said the hospital is currently treating nine patients who have the coronavirus.

He also stated there are currently 25-30 other patients who have respiratory symptoms and they are waiting for test results on those individuals to see if they have the virus.

You can watch his full video announcement below.