DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Medical City Denton workers paused this week to remember patients who’ve died of COVID-19.

They placed hand-painted remembrance rocks in the garden in front of the hospital, signifying their lessening the load of loss and sharing their hope for tomorrow.

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Remembrance rocks (credit: Medical City Denton)

“It’s been a tough year for everyone, but especially for those caring for our COVID patients and every patient who lost their battle here on earth,” the hospital said in a news release.

The gesture was also meant to honor the dedication of caregivers.

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Hospital workers place remembrance rocks in the garden (credit: Medical City Denton).

As of this week, Texas has recorded more than 800,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 16,000 deaths.

 

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