A 100-year-old Chinese man has completely recovered from the novel corona virus, making him the oldest known patient to have defeated the deadly virus, state media reported on Sunday.
According to Xinhua, the hundred-year-old patient was released on Saturday from a hospital in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.
He was admitted to the Hubei Maternity and Children's Hospital on February 24.
Aside from the flu-like airway disease, the older patient had Alzheimer's, high blood pressure, and heart problems.
He underwent 13-day therapy, which included treatment with antiviral drugs, plasma transfusions and traditional Chinese medicine.
China has reported more than 80,000 cases and at least 3,000 deaths, mainly in Hubei Province.