COVID-19: 106-year old woman recovers in France

COVID-19: 106-year old woman recovers in France

Paris, May 2: A 106-year-old woman managed to recover from the coronavirus in France, French media reported.

According to the Parisien newspaper, Helene Lefevre, who lives in a retirement home in the department of Yvelines, tested positive for COVID-19 on April 15.

She did not need hospitalisation and remained isolated in her room.

The World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 3.3 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 237,000 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.

France has confirmed 167,303 COVID-19 cases so far, with 24,628 fatalities and 51,124 recoveries.