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They call it a Code Happy: St. Agnes Hospital celebrates discharge of 100th COVID-19 patient

St Agnus Hospital 100th discharge
Posted at 3:55 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 16:36:20-04

BALTIMORE — Staff at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore on Wednesday celebrated their 100th successful discharge of a COVID-19 positive patient.

The hospital calls occasions like this one, a Code Happy. When it's announced, associates and caregivers throughout the hospital form a human tunnel to cheer the patient on as they leave the hospital, and move on to the next stage in their recovery.

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As of Thursday morning, there are 1,711 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Maryland, including 590 patients in intensive care.