LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas resident is giving others a reason for hope in the battle against coronavirus.
Gregorio Chavez defeated coronavirus and rang the bell at Encompass Health to mark a successful recovery on Friday.
He was originally admitted to Sunrise Hospital on March 12, according to his daughters, and was put on a ventilator.
His wife was admitted on March 14 and passed away on March 24.
His determination to conquer COVID-19 is driven by the memory of his wife and he is now walking with assistance.
Chavez is a 22-year employee of the Bellagio hotel-casino and is a father of 4.