RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico is celebrating the release of their 25th coronavirus patient.

The hospital keeps a whiteboard up with the number of COVID-19 patients that have been released and 25 was worth celebrating.

Health care workers at the Sandoval Regional Medical Center all lined up in a long hallway clapping and cheering on a patient as they were being discharged on Friday, May 15.

The cheering helped make it a special wrap up to “Health Care Workers Week.”