Navi Mumbai: 95-year-old defeats COVID-19 after 14 days at COVID care centre

Amit Srivastava | Updated on: Friday, April 23, 2021, 11:05 PM IST


At a time when the number of COVID cases is rising across the state, a 95-year-old resident of Khanda Colony defeated coronavirus and was discharged from the COVID care centre in Kalamboli. The senior citizen spent 14 days in institutional quarantine and recovered from the infection.

Pohari Singh was diagnosed positive of COVID 19 and he was admitted at the dedicated covid care centre in Kalamboli. One of the family members of Singh was diagnosed positive of COVID 19 and following which his sample was taken for test. The report came on April 8 found that he was also positive of COVID 19.

Singh was admitted at the Kalamboli covid care centre and after 14 days, he was tested negative and discharged. Doctors and local corporator Ravindra Bhagat applauded his will to fight against corona during his discharge from the centre on Thursday night.

Corporator Ravindra Bhagat said that if a 95-year-old can defeat corona, others young can also defeat. They just need courage and will power to win the war against Corona. Like other parts of the state, Panvel area too witnessed sharp rise in COVID cases and around 500 to 600 new cases are being reported per day.


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Published on: Friday, April 23, 2021, 11:05 PM IST