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COVID-19 patient released after 43 days in ICU at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Francine Shelton
Posted at 11:27 AM, Mar 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-06 19:39:47-05

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — After a 43-day battle with COVID-19, Francine Shelton is finally coming home.

Family, friends, and staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrated Shelton's release Saturday morning.

Shelton spent that time in the Intensive Care Unit at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

Most of that time, Shelton was on a ventilator.

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