(video credit: Medical City North Hills)
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: State Fair Taking Extra Measures To Keep Guests Safe
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: Officials: Man Suspected Of Making Threats Against Texas Lawmakers Arrested
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.
Today is Maquez’s mother’s birthday.MORE NEWS: State Fair Offers Hundreds Of Free Acts, Shows And Exhibits