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After 146 days hospitalized for COVID, Greenwich man on road to recovery: 'Remember, life is a gift'

Greenwich Time
By Robert Marchant

GREENWICH — George Kelakos hopes to be home in Greenwich for Christmas.

First, he says, he needs to build up some more strength after a near fatal bout with COVID-19, one that set a record at Greenwich Hospital for length of hospitalization.

"George 2.0,” as he likes to think of himself after his 146 days of hospitalization, has been working hard to regain his stamina and muscle mass. Kelakos was recently released from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford where he began intensive rehabilitation services in August,