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Covid positive nonagenarian cured in Bengaluru, third in Karnataka

A Bengaluru nonagenarian survived Covid-19, and is the third person of a similar age in the State to recover from the disease. 

Published: 11th July 2020 06:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th July 2020 06:25 AM   |  A+A-

Medical professionals on duty at Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru on Wednesday | Vinod Kumar T

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: A Bengaluru nonagenarian survived Covid-19, and is the third person of a similar age in the State to recover from the disease. Ajay (name changed), the founder of a college in Bengaluru was admitted at the Sparsh Hospital on Mysuru Road in Bengaluru.

He has trouble with his vision and hearing and also had pre-existing lung infection. He needed assistance throughout the day. Dr Ullas Gopal Krishna and his team treated him for 19 days. He was on high-flow oxygen for nearly a week.The woman nonagenarian in Karnataka to recover from a novel coronavirus infection was a 99-year-old woman in Victoria Hospital, the second was a 96-year-old in Chitradurga.

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