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114-year-old Ethiopian recovers from Coronavirus

114-year-old Ethiopian recovers from Coronavirus

An Ethiopian man aged 114 years has reportedly recovered from the coronavirus disease.

Aba Tilahun Woldemichael had tested positive for the novel coronavirus during a random screening for the virus in Addis Ababa, the country’s capital city, Dr Hiluf Abate who treated him told BBC.

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According to him, the centenarian spent 14 days at the hospital, and was treated with oxygen for more than a week.

He said: “It’s really incredible that he survived being so old and we are happy that he has been discharged.”

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