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1600 patients cured from Covid-19 at AIIMS- R

The patients include a 90 year old woman and a one day old newborn

The doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh have claimed that 68 patients of Covid-19 admitted in the institute who were more than seventy years old have recovered from the disease. The institute has so far treated and cured more than 1600 Covid-19 patients.

The Dean of Hospital Administration, AIIMS- R, Professor U B Mishra said that the patients ranging from a 90 year old woman to a one day old newborn have so far been cured of Covid-19 in the institute.

Informing about 90 year old Molly Devi of Mooladhar village, Kirtinagar, Tehri Garhwal, Mishra said that the old lady was admitted on September 8 after testing positive for Covid-19.  “She was an asthma patient and after getting infected by Covid-19 she was having problems in breathing. She was discharged on September 25 after being in hospital for 17 days,’’ he said. Mishra added that so far 170 Covid-19 patients between the ages of 60 and 70 have also gone home from AIIMS with health benefits.

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

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