Hospital workers applaud as colleague discharged after beating Covid

File photo dated 16/11/02 of a sign at West Suffolk Hospital In Bury St Edmunds, as a manhunt was un

A member staff at West Suffolk Hospital was cheered after beating Covid-19 - Credit: PA

There was cheering and clapping at West Suffolk Hospital today as a colleague was discharged 10 weeks after being admitted with Covid symptoms.

Staff member Derek was greeted with a round of applause from his colleagues and family outside of the hospital as he was finally allowed to go home, having beaten the killer virus.

Derek said: "I never thought this day would come. Thank you to all the staff who took care of me." 

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