[LISTEN] 87-year-old who overcame COVID-19 recounts her experience
Johannesburg-based resident Pat Jones has shared the story of her recovery after contracting COVID-19 in March.
The 87-year-old says she had experienced flu-like symptoms when she got tested and was later hospitalised and admitted into the intensive care unit (ICU) for a week.
After the week I was in isolation again and in this four-bedded room all on my ow.n. Then I came home and I was very very weak, I was on oxygen for well over a week. Now I am not on oxygen at all.Pat Jones
Now I do my exercises, I have got lung exercises and I go walking. I am fine now, I was tested the last Friday and I am negative.Pat Jones
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