TRENDING: 104-Year Old Woman From Columbia Beats COVID-19 For The Second Time

Watch how a 104-year old woman receives a standing ovation after recovering from COVID-19 for the second time.

Aditi Sharma

April 8, 2021

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In Colombian hospital, the doctors inform that a 104-year old woman has recovered from COVID-19. Carmen Hernandez was met with a standing ovation from health care workers while being wheeled out of a Colombian hospital as she recovered for the second time. Hernandez isn’t the only centenarian who has beat COVID-19.

Hernandez was diagnosed with the Coronavirus for the first time in June 2020. She was infected again in March 2021 even after being vaccinated. The 104-year old lady has finally recovered for the second time. This time, she was in the hospital for 21 days before being discharged.

Earlier, in January, Hilda Brown, a 109-year-old woman, recovered before her 110 birthday. Another woman, Anna Del Priore, 108, beat COVID-19 last year after surviving the Spanish Flu a century earlier. “I feel good,” Del Priore said last year. “I thank God I’m alive.”

Earlier, a 100-year old woman recovered from COVID-19 in Guwahati. 100-year-old Mai Handique, a resident of Mothers Old Age Home at Hatigaon area in Guwahati was discharged from Mahendra Mohan Choudhury after being in hospital for 10 days. The centenarian lady was tested positive for Covid-19 on September 7, along with a 75-year-old lady of the same old age home. Both the senior citizens fought the novel coronavirus and tested negative on September 15.

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The doctors, nurses of the hospital clapped and celebrated both the elderly women after they beat the virus. “Steely resolve of 100-year-old Mai Handique is monumental. With the brilliant support of doctors at MMCH, she defeated #coronavirus, giving us a lesson in having the right willpower. As she gets back to Mother’s Old Age Home, Hatigaon, Guwahati, I join my team in wishing her the best,” Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.

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