A 101-year-old Chinese man who fell ill with coronavirus was cured in a weekBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/a-101-year-old-chinese-man-who-fell-ill-with-coronavirus-was-cured-in-a-week
A long-lived resident of the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first case of a new type of coronavirus was recorded, overcame COVID-19 in a week. The pensioner has already been discharged from the hospital. It is known that he learned about the coronavirus infection immediately after celebrating his 101st birthday.
The centenarian recovered just a few days after leaving the hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global outbreak, discharged a 98—year-old woman who also suffered from this virus. It should be noted that since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic in China, more than 80 thousand cases and almost 3,000 deaths have been registered.
Among the infected was also a 101-year-old patient, whom local media called "Dai" ("Dai") and who spent a week in The third hospital in Wuhan. It is worth noting that before the man, the oldest person infected with coronavirus in China was a 98-year-old woman Hu Hanying, who also successfully defeated the disease.
Representative of the medical institution Li Lai told reporters that Dai was "very cheerful" on the day of his discharge. In the picture you can see how a very elderly man with a wooden cane communicates with doctors in protective suits.
Li Lai also said that all the time the old man was in the hospital, he was worried that his 92-year-old wife was left absolutely alone at home. That is why the man struggled to recover — to go home to his wife as soon as possible.
As for another age patient with coronavirus — 98-year-old woman Hu Hanying, who also lives in In Wuhan, she is already better now, but initially she had a temperature under 40 degrees, for this reason, on February 13, she was taken to Leishenshan Hospital, in Hubei Province.It is reported that Hu was treated with antiviral and anti-infective drugs, and she was monitored all 24 hours a day in the intensive care unit, as she suffered from heart failure and severe lung infection.
Hospital chief Wang Xinghuan noted that "Hu's recovery should give confidence to other patients who are still undergoing treatment."