Indian survivor details how he trumped COVID-19


MUMBAI: A person who had tested positive for Coronavirus and recovered from the disease by undergoing necessary treatment has narrated his inspiring story to Republic TV. The man, along with his seven family members had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in March and were discharged after 15 days of treatment and isolation.

Speaking to Republic TV’s Editor Niranjan Narayanaswamy about his treatment and recovery, the survivor said, “On March 2, I and my family tested positive for Coronavirus. We were having dangerous thoughts about the outcome of the disease. It was shocking for all of us. But we were given good treatment. First few days were difficult, but after some time I settled and started thinking positively. The doctors at Safdarjung hospital were very helpful.”

The survivor had a travel history to four countries – Italy, Hungary, Amsterdam, and Iceland, where he spent two days each. He departed from India on February 18 and returned on March 1. Upon his return, he came to know that his brother from Delhi, who visited Italy with him, has tested positive for Coronavirus. That’s when he underwent the test along with his family.

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