Reports state that a patient known as “Mr. P”, aged 101, has survived the 2019 Coronavirus.
According to Italian media reports, “Mr. P” was admitted to a Rimini hospital last week after testing positive for coronavirus.
He was released to his family Thursday evening after making a full recovery, Rimini’s Deputy Mayor, Gloria Lisi, told local media.
It’s the second pandemic the 101-year-old man has survived, Lisi said— Mr. P was born in 1919, in the middle of the Spanish flu, which, by the estimation of the Centers for Disease Control had infected 500 million people, about a third of the world’s population.