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Coronavirus: First ventilator patient at Harrogate Hospital posts video thanking staff

Coronavirus: First ventilator patient at Harrogate Hospital posts video thanking staff

Published by May Norman at 5:24pm 19th April 2020.

'You're all amazing!'

  • The first patient who was on a ventilator as a result of having COVID-19 and now discharged has paid tribute to Harrogate Hospital staff.
  • 'You're all amazing - every single one of you'
  • Karl was discharged on Friday (17 April) after recovering from coronavirus.

The first patient who was on a ventilator due to contracting coronavirus has paid tribute to Harrogate District Hospital staff.

Karl was treated at the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

He became very ill and was put on a ventilator.

On Friday (17 April), Karl was discharged from Harrogate Hospital having recovered from the disease.

He's shared a video on social media, in which he praises the care he received during his hospital stay.

In the short film, he says:

"Whatever your job is at Harrogate Hospital, you are all amazing. Every single one of you.

"And I would like to thank you for saving my life."