Octogenerian hypertensive widow recovers from COVID-19 in Osun
Written by admin on May 30, 2020
Osun State Government on Friday said it had successfully managed a coronavirus patient said to be an 82-year-old hypertensive widow.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement, said, “The story of the 82-year-old widow who recovered from the dreaded coronavirus provides a glimmer of hope, considering that she is a hypertensive patient on medication.
“On her 9th day on admission, we carried out a follow-up Polymerase chain reaction test on her and the result came back negative and she was subsequently discharged on the 24th of May, 2020. Furthermore, a follow-up at her home after her discharge revealed that she was stable.”