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An 85-year-old Odisha woman, who weighs only 22 kg, has been completely cured after being infected with the coronavirus.

Hailing from Odisha‘s Jaipur district, the lady was discharged from a designated COVID-19 hospital on Tuesday, authorities informed media on Thursday.

The authorities of the SUM COVID Hospital, where she was undergoing treatment, informed that her battle with COVID-19 continued for 12 days.

“She fought for 12 days before defeating the disease completely,” the authorities said.

“Her recovery has raised hopes among others combating the dreaded virus as people aged above 60 years are considered to be vulnerable to coronavirus,” India Today reported quoting the hospital authorities.

The lady had tested positive for coronavirus on April 30  and she had no co-morbidity factors except age-related issues.


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