Coronavirus: 81-year-old man, 84 others discharged in Indore

Indore, May 9 () An 81-year-old man was among 85people discharged from Indore in Madhya Pradesh on Saturdayafter recovery, with health officials saying the octogenarianmight be the oldest in the state to have overcome thecoronavirus infection.

All 85 were discharged from Sri Aurobindo Institute ofMedical Sciences (SAIMS).

"The 81-year-old man tested positive for coronaviruson April 27. After 12-day treatment, he was discharged alongwith 84 others in the evening from SAIMS after two consecutivenegative tests," an official said.

The 81-year-old is the oldest person in the state tohave been discharged after recovery, he said.Advertisement

Indore is among the worst hit in the country by thevirus outbreak and currently has 1,780 COVID-19 patients.A total of 87 people have so far died due to theinfection. HWP ADUBNM BNM
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