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Long Island man heads home 111 days after coronavirus hospitalization

Posted at 7:56 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 19:56:39-04

LONG ISLAND — A Long Island man headed home on Monday more than 100 days after he was hospitalized with novel coronavirus.

Tito Velasquez contracted COVID-19 in April. Two weeks later, he was admitted to Valley Stream Hospital.

Doctors said the 33-year-old man near dead when he arrived at the hospital 111 days ago. His road to recovery was extremely difficult.

He walked out of a rehabilitation facility with his wife.

The family said they're thankful to all the doctors and nurses who helped Velasquez on the road to recovery.