RANDALLSTOWN, MD. (WJZ) — While the coronavirus pandemic is causing fear, it can be good to be reminded that many people recover from the virus.

With applause and cheers, Northwest Hospital team members shared a major milestone in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Elmer Cruz was discharged after spending 23 days in the hospital, being treated for COVID-19.

He is the hospital’s 300th patient to be discharged.

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