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NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – After 18 days in Medical City North Hills, 13 of which were on a ventilator, Ismael Marquez got to go home on Monday.READ MORE: Grand Jury Declines To Indict 8 Collin County Detention Officers Fired Following Marvin Scott's In-Custody Death
Marquez, 33, of Haltom City, was discharged from the hospital after being treated for COVID-19
A clapping and cheering staff was there as he was wheeled out of the hospital.READ MORE: Selection Of Vacation Home Rentals Getting Sparse
His wife was waiting for him as he exited the building.
He was headed home to continue resting and have a video chat with his mother in Mexico on her birthday.
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