Boston Police Officer Reunites with Family after a Long Battle with COVID-19

Rebelander Basilan
May 03, 2020
09:00 P.M.
Share this pen

Officer Omar Borges of the Boston Police Department was reunited with his loved ones after beating the novel coronavirus disease.


Borges was released from Beth Israel Hospital recently after the COVID-19 battle, according to CBS Boston. He was greeted by his family and by Boston Police Commissioner William Gross.

"Oh my goodness, it feels like Christmas, New Year's, all the holidays put together," said Borges' sister, Nilsa Borges-Cruz, as reported by NBC Boston.



Gross, on the other hand, said that they didn't think Borges was going to make it. He was in the hospital for twenty-eight days.

Outside the hospital, Borges was also greeted by the medical staff that spared him. The medical director of the intensive care unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Molly Hayes, said that they were worried about him, adding:

"He was really sick when he first came in, and we are all just so glad that he is discharged today, and this is just a beautiful day."



On the way home, Borges made a quick stop by the Boston Police headquarters, where officers cheered.

As reported by Boston 25 News, it was an amazing feeling for these officers who have just lost one of their own to the deadly disease.

Borges has been with the Boston Police Department since 2005.



Gross said that the COVID-19 "has already taken the life of one of our officers Jose Fontanez and many citizens in the city so it is a day of celebration that when we work together especially our healthcare providers that we can save a lives."

Borges' sister, Nilsa, said that it's very overwhelming yet very excited he's getting back home with them. Borges has been with the Boston Police Department since 2005.


Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, 94-year-old Joy managed to return home after being admitted to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, Norfolk. She battled the novel coronavirus disease for nine days.

Joy, now called the "Supergran," credited the nursing staff with their brilliant care during her stay in the hospital. Joy's family was thrilled with her fast recovery. Aside from being called "Supergran," they also call her the "miracle lady."

She has three children, seven grandchildren, and another seven great-grandchildren. Her large family got worried when they learned that Joy fell ill last March 20 in her home in North Suffolk.

After being discharged from the hospital, Joy was in isolation again for 14 days. This was to make sure she would not pass the virus to other people.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy

We at news.AmoMama.com do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDС, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated.Take care!

Related posts

Man Who Is Certain His Sister Died 8 Years Ago Accidentally Sees Her at His New Friend’s House – Story of the Day

March 04, 2022

Sons Refuse to Visit Their Mom, She Leaves Inheritance to Little Boy Next Door – Story of the Day

February 20, 2022

Husband Is Not Allowed into Sick Wife’s Ward, Few Days Later She Hears His Voice on Radio – Story of the Day

May 05, 2022

Man Is Told He Was in a Coma for 12 Years, Later Finds Out It Was a Ruse His Wife Planned — Story of the Day

February 01, 2022