The person was discharged from the biggest COVID-19 facility in Odisha on Wednesday(Representational)

Bhubaneswar:

A 96-year-old freedom fighter has gained the battle towards COVID-19 and was launched from the designated coronavirus hospital within the metropolis the place he was beneath remedy on Wednesday after testing destructive, an official stated.

Loknath Nayak had examined optimistic for Coronavirus on September 29 and was admitted to SUM COVID Hospital on the identical day with fever, weak point and respiration issues, a hospital assertion stated.

He was discharged from the hospital, the biggest COVID-19 facility in Odisha, on Wednesday, it stated.

Mr Nayak had joined the liberty motion at a really younger age and had later served the state authorities as an officer until his retirement within the mid-eighties.

Whereas he was recognized with COVID-19, Nayak additionally had underlying comorbidities together with persistent kidney illness and diabetes, the important care group treating him stated.

Mr Nayak, who was beneath antiviral remedy, was within the ICU for a number of days until he recovered totally.

The remedy I obtained was past my expectation.

The docs and nurses handled me with a lot care and compassion. I’m grateful to them, the liberty fighter stated. We’re grateful to the hospital, his son Manoranjan stated.

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