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Staff cheer virus survivor as he leaves Norwich hospital

April 16, 2020

Employees gathered in the lobby of UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital today to say a cheerful goodbye to COVID-19 survivor Michael Portelli.

Staff members applauded as Mr. Portelli, of Norwich, was discharged after spending 13 days in the hospital recovering from the novel coronavirus.

He lifted his arms in victory and in appreciation to hospital staff as he left the lobby in a wheelchair to head back home.

See the video below: