Video: COVID-19 survivor heads home after 63 days of hospitalization, rehab

68-year-old Roberto Mata finally headed home to his loving family after 63 total days in the hospital and inpatient rehabilitation after beating COVID-19.

Mata was released from The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus on May 27 after spending 47 days in the hospital after a long battle with COVID-19.

The last 16 days he has spent at The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, working closely with a comprehensive team of therapists to regain his strength and mobility.

Friday, Mata was recognized by his team of therapists and healthcare providers with a CODE Celebrate, commemorating his graduation from inpatient rehabilitation.

As part of the celebration, therapists joined and sang “For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow.”

Mata heads home to his loving wife of 49 years and his family and looks forward to spending time with them and catching up on the many things he loves.