104-year-old woman beats COVID twice in Colombia

Published April 8, 2021, 2:13 PM

by Jaleen Ramos

A 104-year old woman received a round of applause from hospital staff as she headed home after beating the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a second time in northern Colombia.

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Carmen Hernandez was first diagnosed with the coronavirus in June 2020 and was treated in San Jose nursing home where she has lived for 25 years, according to a report from BBC News.

After receiving her first vaccine dose in February, Hernandez was diagnosed with COVID-19 for the second time on March 8 and was admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit.

Hernandez was finally discharged on Monday, April 5, after 21 days in the hospital fighting the virus.

 
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