85YO cancer patient, wife recovers from COVID19

85 years old man and his wife who is 78 recovered from COVID19 in Odisha’s Kendrapara district.

Surendra Pati, who is suffering from throat cancer, and his 78-year-old wife Sabitri have been cured of COVID-19 and both have been discharged from a medical facility, Kendrapara district Collector Samarth Verma said.

…they inspire many to beat the disease. Our best wishes to them,” the collector tweeted. 

Surendra Pati was undergoing treatment for his cancer and was admitted in the Regional Cancer Centre on June 8th. His spouse was attending to him at the hospital.

On June 29, both of them had tested positive for COVID-19, Kendrapara Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO) M H Beig said.

“The couple, particularly Surendra Pati, fought the battle against coronavirus with grit and determination despite his advancing age. Cancer patients have low immunity levels,” he said. 

They underwent treatment for 10 days and thereafter, they were asked to stay in the COVID19 care centre. They were discharged on Friday.

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