Bhubaneswar: In a record of sorts, a 97-year-old man successfully defeated COVID-19 at the SUM Covid Hospital here.
Natabar Dash tested positive on November 18 and was immediately taken to the ICU. He had co-morbidities like hypertension, diabetes, asthma and later, pneumonia.
Dash, a resident of Kishore Nagar in Cuttack district, was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday.
He praised the hospital’s medical team on being discharged. His son, Kishore Chandra Dash expressed his gratitude to the treating doctors, nurses and paramedics.