UAB Hospital COVID-19 patient defeats virus after 22-day battle

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Bill Chambers, UAB Hospitals first COVID-19 patient, officially beat the virus after a 22-day battle. (Courtesy/UAB Medicine)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UAB Medicine shared some positive news about a COVID-19 patient who officially entered the recovery stages of the virus.

Bill Chambers, the first COVID-19 positive patient who has been discharged since the crisis started, just ended his 22-day stay at UAB Medicine.

The medical staff at UAB had to celebrate.

“Bill, we wish you well in your continued recovery,” UAB Medicine stated in a Facebook post. “Thank you to this team, and all our staff who work so hard every day to provide the best care for all our patients!”

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