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Coronavirus: 105-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 after treatment at home

 A 105-year-old woman in Koppal district has successfully recovered from coronavirus

Coronavirus 105-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 after treatment at home-snj
Bengaluru, First Published Sep 13, 2020, 4:07 PM IST
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Bengaluru: After undergoing treatment for the novel coronavirus at her home, a 105-year-old woman  has successfully recovered from COVID-19. The woman is identified as Kamalamma Linganagouda Hiregoudar who hails from Katarki village in Koppal taluk.

According to reports, the woman had a fever and she was made to undergo a test and the result came out positive last week. As the centenarian had no other health issues, also considering her refusal to go to hospital, she underwent treatment under home isolation at her son’s residence.

After undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of grandson, Srinivas Hyati, who is a Doctor by profession, Kamalamma has recovered and her test reports have shown she is negative for COVID-19 now. Speaking to reporters, Kamalamma’s grandson said he felt it was challenging considering her age, but as she had no other health issues, she was under normal treatment and his grandmother is now an inspiration for those who fear COVID-19.

Though the elderly woman hesitated to take food, she was administered porridge and water, and medicine that was prescribed to her was limited. Till last evening, Koppal had reported a total of 8,802 COVID-19 cases, including 186 deaths and 6,870 recoveries.

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