|Date Stranded||December 10, 2019|
|Location of Stranding||Cape Cod, MA|
|Date of Arrival||December 18, 2019|
|Number of Days of Care||79 days|
Sven was released off Canaveral National Seashore located on the east coast of Florida.
12/10/2019 Turtle-199 stranded during the Cold Stun event up north in Massachusetts. Rescuers brought Turtle-199 back to New England Aquarium to begin rehabilitation.
12/18/2019 Turtle-199 was flown to Florida and transferred to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's Rehabilitation Hospital for continued care. Here Turtle-199 was deemed "Sven".
12/19/2019 Sven has been put on eye drops in each eye for corneal ulcers, an injectible antibiotic, and fluids every 3 days until eating.
12/24/2019 Sven is still on eye drops and injectible antibiotics but has started eating regulary so fluids have been discontinued.
01/31/2020 Sven has been doing very well. Eye drops and injectable antibiotics were discontinued and replaced with oral antibiotcs.
02/20/2020 Sven has been taken off of all medications!
03/04/2020 Sven was cleared for release.
03/05/2020 Sven was taken to the east coast for release!
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