105-year-old man recovers from COVID-19 in Pakistan: local media

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-04 01:03:40|Editor: huaxia

ISLAMABAD, July 3 (Xinhua) -- A 105-year-old man in Pakistan's east Punjab province has been discharged from hospital after successfully defeating COVID-19, local media reported on Friday.

Fazal Rauf, who is also a war veteran and served in Pakistani army, was tested positive of the disease a few weeks ago and had been quarantined in hospital since then, the Express News said.

Rauf was tested for the disease again on Thursday and his report came out negative after which he was shifted back to his home, and his condition is stable, the report added.

According to the data available on the website of Pakistan's health ministry on Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 221,896 with 4,551 deaths and 113,623 recoveries were recorded in the country. Enditem