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Armenia: 101-year-old woman beats COVID-1903:02

Armenia: 101-year-old woman beats COVID-19

Armenia, Yerevan
June 2, 2020 at 20:37 GMT -00:00 · Published

A 101-year-old Nazeni Simonyan was discharged from Yerevan’s Surb Grigor Lusavorich medical centre after beating the coronavirus on Tuesday.

The centenarian was admitted to the hospital’s ICU in a serious condition on May 18 and was soon diagnosed with pneumonia and COVID-19.

However, her condition improved quickly and as a result, Simonyan spent only two days in the intensive care unit.

Head of the hospital’s 6th contagious isolation ward, Karine Markosyan, said the 101-year old “has a strong character”.

“She could even use strong language to describe what [we] should do. She is a really tough, strong person,” commented Markosyan.

Simonyan returned to her nursing home after spending 15 days in the hospital and beating COVID-19.

Armenia: 101-year-old woman beats COVID-1903:02
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A 101-year-old Nazeni Simonyan was discharged from Yerevan’s Surb Grigor Lusavorich medical centre after beating the coronavirus on Tuesday.

The centenarian was admitted to the hospital’s ICU in a serious condition on May 18 and was soon diagnosed with pneumonia and COVID-19.

However, her condition improved quickly and as a result, Simonyan spent only two days in the intensive care unit.

Head of the hospital’s 6th contagious isolation ward, Karine Markosyan, said the 101-year old “has a strong character”.

“She could even use strong language to describe what [we] should do. She is a really tough, strong person,” commented Markosyan.

Simonyan returned to her nursing home after spending 15 days in the hospital and beating COVID-19.

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