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Methodist Hospital releases new photo of Emma Hutchinson, Nebraska's first COVID patient

She has recovered; the first of thousands of COVID-19 patients from Douglas County
Emma Hutchinson
Posted at 5:00 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 20:37:04-05

OMAHA, Neb — Emma Hutchinson is Nebraska's first confirmed COVID-19 patient. She first sought care with Methodist Hospital and has since recovered. The hospital system shared a photo of Emma on Instagram today saying that her diagnosis represented the moment it entered the fight against coronavirus.

To read more about Emma's fight: Douglas County woman is Nebraska's first positive case of coronavirus

At the time doctors said Emma was "very seriously ill" and she was eventually transported to the biocontainment unit at UNMC.