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.READ MORE: Stolen Vehicle With Golden Retriever Recovered, Returned To Happy Owner In Grand Prairie
“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.READ MORE: Texas 15-Year-Old Kills 3 Family Members, Shares On Social Media, Then Kills Himself
As of this week, Texas has recorded more than 800,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 16,000 deaths.
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