Man discharged from hospital after battling coronavirus for 97 days

Posted at 12:13 PM, Jul 01, 2020

MILWAUKEE — The state's longest hospital stay due to COVID-19 is finally over, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center announced on its Facebook page.

Rick Klimek was admitted to the emergency room and test positive for coronavirus at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center on March 26.

The hospital says Klimek's 97 days in the hospital was the longest in-patient stay for COVID-19 in the state of Wisconsin.

Advocate Aurora Health states it has discharged over 5,000 COVID-19 patients as of Tuesday.

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