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Anne Arundel Medical Center celebrates discharge of 300th COVID-19 patient

Posted at 6:17 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 18:17:32-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — On Wednesday, caregivers at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) formed a ‘clap line’ to celebrate the discharge of a COVID-19 patient.

After a five-day stay, the 33-year-old José Portillo from Annapolis is the medical center’s 300th discharged coronavirus patient.

“We are celebrating the courage and strength of José and all 300 patients to-date who have been discharged,” said Sherry Perkins, president of AAMC. “In witnessing this celebratory moment for our patient, I am deeply grateful to all of our care teams who are working tirelessly for these life-saving victories.”