The Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, Osun State, says it discharged a 101-year-old grandmother after recovering from Covid-19.
This was contained in a statement released to newsmen by the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ile-Ife, Prof. Victor Adetiloye, yesterday.
The CMD said that the grandma was on admission in a private hospital for treatment before the medical personnel of the hospital noticed that she was showing some symptoms of Covid-19 like the acute onset of cough breathlessness, fever and malaria, before she was transferred to OAUTHC.
Prof. Adetiloye, who did not reveal the name of the patient, said the institution has successfully managed 101-year-old woman with Covid-19, noting that it is a record-breaking achievement.
“She is a 101-year-old woman who initially presented at a private hospital in Ile-Ife with acute onset of cough breathlessness, fever and malaise”, he stated.