Darius Pridgen celebrates daughter's progress as she recovers from COVID-19

Posted at 4:27 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 16:27:30-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Rev. Darius Pridgen is celebrating positive news with the people of Western New York, his daughter is slowly recovering from COVID-19. This, after she was placed on a ventilator to help with her breathing.

The Buffalo Common Council President posted on his Facebook page on Wednesday, "As I was going live the hospital called MY DAUGHTER IS OFF OF THE VENTILATOR!!!! She is smiling, she is alive, she is being moved from ICU!!!"

Both Pridgen and his son have tested positive for COVID-19 as well and are in the process of recovering.

To watch Rev. Pridgen's latest video, click here.