NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man is back home with his family after spending over 70 days in the hospital with COVID-19.New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Receives 1st COVID Vaccine Shot In Atlantic City
He wasted no time hugging his wife and two young daughters.READ MORE: Survey: More Than 70% Of Dentists Seeing Increase In Patients Experiencing Teeth Grinding, Jaw Clenching During Pandemic
“Very emotional to see my kids again because I haven’t seen them in close to three months. You know, it’s only so much Facetime can do. I’m just happy and blessed to be home with my girls,” Hercules said.MORE NEWS: NYC Rolls Out Revised Plan For COVID School Closures, Ahead Of Enrollment Deadline For In-Person Classes
He was first hospitalized in January and was there for 72 days, battling COVID-pneumonia.