WATCH: 'Champion' wins long fight against coronavirus on Spain's Costa Almeria

TRIUMPHANT: The Macael butcher leaves intensive care CREDIT: Ayuntamiento to Macael Facebook @ayuntamientode.macael

STAFF working on the frontline of the war against coronavirus at Huercal-Overa hospital had a good reason to celebrate this week as one of their patients was finally well enough to leave the intensive care unit after a two-week battle to survive.
The Macael butcher was moved into the ICU after developing complications.
Sharing the video on social media of their local resident making his triumphant departure from the unit on Tuesday, Macael Council described his as a “champion.”

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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