95-Year-Old Woman From Keonjhar Beats COVID-19


Bhubaneswar: Even as a grim second wave of the coronavirus pandemic grips India and overwhelms its healthcare infrastructure, an inspiring story of recovery has come to the fore Keonjhar district of Odisha.

A 95-year-old woman, Sushila Bala Pahi, a resident of Thakurpatna village in the district has won the battle against coronavirus after a fight of 15 days.

Sushila Bala Pahi, the first woman Zilla Parishad vice-chairperson of the district from 1997 to 2002, was admitted to a hospital after she had tested positive for COVID-19. She was being treated by a team of doctors under the supervision of Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Ashok Das.

After undergoing treatment for 15 days, the nonagenarian recovered from the deadly disease setting an inspiration for many others. She advises all those getting infected with COVID-19 not to lose hope and fight with the virus with strong will power.

Earlier, she was undergoing treatment for long due to her heart-related ailment and later had recovered.

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