106-year-old Covid-19 patient cured in China’s Jilin

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A 106-year-old Covid-19 patient was cured and discharged from a hospital in Changchun, the capital of northeast China’s Jilin Province said the local authorities.

The patient surnamed Li is the oldest to be ad-mitted to the hospital in the latest outbreak in Jilin. She was diagnosed with Covid-19 and admitted to the First Bethune Hospital of Jilin University on April 14. Following a comprehensive examination, the hospital found she had serious underlying health conditions, including brain atrophy.

Also read: Beijing cracks down with Covid re-strictions as long holiday begins Since April 13, the hospital has set up a treatment area that specialises in treating the disabled, elderly and other patients unable to take care of themselves. The area has received more than 130 patients, of whom 20 have been discharged from the hospital.

Currently, a total of 2,076 Covid-19 patients have been admitted to the hospital, of whom 1,737 have been cured and discharged.—Agencies

 

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