Meredith is hospitalized after contracting COVID-19 in the course of the Nov. 19 episode of ‘Gray’s Anatomy’ and returns to the seashore with Derek as soon as once more.
Within the Nov. 19 episode of Gray’s Anatomy, Richard matches into his new position as Chief Medical Officer of the Catherine Fox Basis completely. He welcomes a brand new class of interns who’re beginning early to assist out on the hospital in the course of the pandemic. Over within the COVID unite, Meredith is telling everybody that she feels tremendous. She’s able to go to a lodge to quarantine four days after her collapse.
Meredith says she doesn’t need any extra checks. Teddy is her physician, with Maggie and DeLuca serving to. After discussing Meredith’s well being, Maggie and Deluca come again to her room and discover Meredith unconscious on the ground. She is clearly nonetheless very sick. Whereas unconscious, Meredith is again on the seashore… with Derek. She sees him within the distance and walks towards him.
When she involves, she explains that she was simply attempting to take a few steps. Deluca brings up this experimental drug therapy, however Teddy just isn’t into the concept. Meredith begins doing her personal analysis and tells Maggie about this triple anti-viral remedy. Meredith thinks she will deal with the uncomfortable side effects.
Maggie has a heart-to-heart with Teddy. She’s fearful about Meredith after seeing Mer’s lungs. Maggie makes Teddy swear that she’s going to care for Meredith and is targeted regardless of what’s going on in her private life. Later, Maggie tells Meredith that it could be time to alter Alex as her healthcare energy of lawyer. Meredith deflects and talks to her daughter as an alternative.
Again on the seashore, each time Meredith tries to get nearer to Derek, she finds herself proper again the place she began. “I miss you,” Meredith yells. Derek replies, “I do know.”
Bailey tries to persuade Meredith to alter her energy of lawyer. She urges Meredith to select somebody native. Making powerful selections over the cellphone just isn’t simple. “At the very least Alex will pull the plug if I want him to,” Meredith says. Hayes decides to Facetime Meredith from proper exterior her room and presents to be her POA. He advises her to decide on somebody who will select her time and again. Meredith admits to him that she’s afraid if she falls asleep she won’t get up.
Owen continues to present Teddy the chilly shoulder. Richard assigns Tom the brand new interns, and he doesn’t do properly with them. He tells Richard that instructing these younger interns is a present, one which Tom doesn’t have. He says Richard is the trainer they want proper now on this pandemic.
When Hyperlink will get dwelling from the hospital, Amelia breaks down in entrance of him. She’s exhausted and scared about Meredith. Hyperlink tries to assist in any approach he can. They relieve some pressure by having intercourse — six ft aside.
Teddy crosses paths with Tom to attempt to speak with him. Tom continues to be heartbroken about Teddy selecting Owen, however he nonetheless loves her. He desires to recover from her, although. Owen all of a sudden walks into the room and divulges that Tom has examined constructive for COVID-19. He tells Tom to go dwelling and quarantine.
Meredith lastly decides that Richard is her new POA. He’s the “solely individual” she will belief to drag the plug if it involves that. After speaking with Meredith, Richard takes the brand new interns into the identical room he introduced Meredith, Cristina, Alex, George, and Izzie all these years in the past. This time, issues will likely be totally different, however they’ll get by way of it collectively.
On the seashore, Meredith retains on attempting to make it to Derek. He stresses that the sand isn’t actual. When she runs towards him, she falls down face first within the sand. They trade a couple of phrases and Derek ends the episode with, “I’ll be proper right here while you’re prepared.”