(LEX 18) — Kentucky native and virus expert, Dr. Joseph Fair, says he's out of the hospital after battling COVID-19.
He was hospitalized for six days before being released on Sunday.
After 6 days, I’m being released with O2. I cannot thank my caregivers & the @NBCNews @MSNBC family enough. I also thank you all for they prayers and messages, even by fax. They lifted me up in hard times. Home to convalesce, but back as soon as my body permits.— Dr. Joseph Fair (@curefinder) May 17, 2020
Dr. Fair is a Knott County native and contributer to NBC News.
He says he took many precautions during a recent trip to New Orleans but he probably caught the virus because his eyes were exposed.
Dr. Fair wants to thank everyone for all of the prayers and support.