Roxbury man given red carpet sendoff as he exits coronavirus treatment facility

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A celebration was awaiting one Roxbury resident as he was discharged from a care facility after battling the coronavirus.

Jose Fidalgo was greeted by signs, noisemakers and a red carpet as he strolled out of a CareOne facility in Newton.

Fidalgo can be seen with has arms raised in the air during the celebration.

The 30-bed facility has been working with patients who contracted the virus since early May.

Fidalgo has since recovered and was also greeted by family members waiting for him outside.

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