MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Daily life has changed these past months. People are staying home, avoiding crowds and only going out for necessary trips. People are scared, anxious, stressed and overwhelmed. The daily messages of increasing number of new cases and the rise in deaths from COVID-19 are daunting.

But tonight, as the sun was setting, the staff at Atlantic Health System celebrated a major milestone. To date, 1,117 patients within the Atlantic Health System have transitioned to recovery or were discharged, announced Atlantic Health System.

The hospital thanked their "extraordinary health care heroes who are working tirelessly to save lives."

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