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Police sergeant released from hospital after 70-day fight with COVID-19

Sunrise Police Sergeant Darwin Arroyo has finally returned to his home.

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Police Sergeant Darwin Arroyo has finally returned to his home.

Sgt. Arroyo was hospitalized for 70 days battling COVID-19.

He was wheeled out of Cleveland Clinic on Monday, met by a crowd of cheering friends, family and his brothers and sisters in blue.

The husband and father of two was exposed to the coronavirus while on the clock.

At one point, he was on a ventilator in the intensive care unit.

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About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.