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Ochsner Lafayette General celebrates 1,500th COVID-19 discharge

Posted at 10:24 PM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 23:25:09-05

There are currently more than 1,700 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across Louisiana.

But Wednesday night, that number is down by one.

Staff at Ochsner Lafayette General cheered as Acadiana resident Ms. Paula left the hospital after a 25-day stay.

Her departure marked a new milestone for the hospital - she was Ochsner Lafayette's 1,500th COVID-19 discharge.

In a post on Facebook, hospital staff wished Ms. Paula well on her continued recovery.

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