From ICU to 5K – Greenwich COVID-19 survivor thanks medical staff who saved him
Greenwich COVID-19 survivor did something Monday he never imagined
he'd do a year ago – run a 5K.
Cid was first admitted to Greenwich Hospital last year after being
infected with the virus. He spent 37 days there, including 30 days in the
intensive care unit.
says he's grateful to the hospital workers who helped him survive. He showed it
by leaving his house in Byram around 11:30 a.m. and running to the hospital
where he was met with hugs and cheers.
was running, there was one hill that was really tough – and I just kept
repeating Dr. Wainwright's name, nurse Ellen's name, because they gave me the
inspiration and the courage to keep pushing myself," he says.
plans to run another 5K next month, which would mark exactly one year since
leaving the hospital. This time, he will start at the hospital and run
back to his home in Byram.