Apr 5, 2020, 1:29 PM
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Iranian centenarian defeats coronavirus

Qom, April 5, IRNA – A centenarian man in Qom defeated coronavirus and was discharged from hospital on Sunday.

When leaving Forghani Hospital in Qom, Ali-Akbar Afshari, 100, thanked and prayed for the medical staff of the hospital.

Afshari proved that even very old people are able to do unbelievable things.

On Sunday, a 106-old patient recovered from the deadly virus after 14 days of hospitalization.

On March 31, a 98-year old lady, Mrs. Hassanzadeh from Mashhad, northeastern Iran, defeated the potentially deadly coronavirus after 27 days of medical treatment.

Also, Ali-Akbar Shireen-Kalaam, 89, could survive from the virus after 20 days.

Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Saturday that a total number of 55,743 people have been infected with the coronavirus, out of whom 3,452 have unfortunately succumbed to death.


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