Missouri Medical Center Marks One Year Since First COVID-19 Patient

A medical center in Missouri has created a memorial to mark one year since it admitted its first patient with COVID-19.

The Missouri Baptist Medical Center shared video of the memorial on Facebook and said it paid tribute to the 1,800 COVID-19 patients it had cared for since March 19, 2020.

The blue pinwheels symbolize the more than 1,550 patients who recovered from the virus, the medical center said, while the 270 white hearts represent the lives lost due to virus. Credit: Missouri Baptist Medical Center via Storyful