80 year old Gogo beats the odds
Statistics show at the age of 80, Coronavirus has a 15% death rate, today a Grandmother from KwaZulu-Natal overcame the statistics by surviving the pandemic.
At her matured age, Ntombikayise Ndlovu was reported to have recovered from the virus after testing positive.
She was rushed to Clairwood Hospital in Ethekwini by ambulance, after she had struggles with her breathing.
“It was around 1 am in the morning, I had breathing issues, my head was aching and my ears as well,” she said.
Her grandson Mphathi Ndlovu added that on the 09th she tested for Covid-19, three days later her results came back positive.
He said, “My worst fear was that she is old and we also had been around her for three days before knowing she was carrying the virus,” worried that other family members may have also contracted it from her.
Granny Ndlovu said the medical institution treated her well all the way through.
“I would like to thank the health department of Ethekwini for treating me with great care and seeing me to my recovery,” she said.
Despite her underlying illness of arthritis, sugar diabetes and high blood pressure she was able to overcome the virus.
Data: Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.