(Jefferson County) While the positive cases of COVID-19 continues to grow, so does the amount of people recovering from the virus.

John Winkelman is the Community Relations Manager at Mercy Hospital Jefferson. He says they’ve had two patients recently recover from the virus and were released from the hospital.

Winkelman mentions they also had a remarkable patient recovery story.

so far more than 210 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Jefferson County. Of those cases, 82 people have recovered from the virus in the county.