New Jersey grandmother, 102, who survived the Spanish flu, was released from the hospital after overcoming the coronavirus
- Josefa De Los Santos returned to her home on May 4 after she was hospitalized with COVID-19
- De Los Santos was hospitalized for six days after contracting pneumonia in late April
- The resident of the Dominican Republic celebrated her 20th birthday on April 20
- De Los Santos, who lives in West New York, New Jersey, has conquered the Spanish flu
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A New Jersey grandmother, who survived the Spanish flu, is resting at home after she has overcome the coronavirus.
Josefa De Los Santos, originally from the Dominican Republic, was released from a local hospital on May 4 after she was hospitalized in late April due to pneumonia.
Telemundo 47 reported that De Los Santos, who celebrated her 20th birthday on April 20, spent six days in the medical facility before she was finally discharged.
“I beat the virus with my family’s care,” said De Los Santos.
Josefa De Los Santos was released from a hospital in New Jersey on May 4 after defeating the corona virus. The 102-year-old resident of the Dominican Republic also overcame Spanish flu
Josefa De Los Santos is holding a rose while lying on her bed in her home in West New York, New Jersey, last week after she was released from hospital after contracting COVID-19. De Los Santos, who spent six days in the hospital after developing pneumonia, celebrated her 102nd birthday on April 20
Family members hold a parade on April 20 to mark the 102nd celebration of Josefa De Los Santos outside her home in West New York, New Jersey.
The Dominican Republic resident returned to her home in Western New York and was thrilled when she was surrounded by her family, who expects her to be with herself again.
“It’s a miracle seeing her back home and beating COVID-19,” said her granddaughter Madelyn Tejada.
The state of New Jersey has reported the second highest mortality, 9310, associated with the coronavirus. The 21 provinces of the state have registered 139,945 confirmed cases.
At least 3,340 victims of the deadly virus succumbed were reported over the age of 80.
The global pandemic has killed 80,087 people and made 1,344,512 others sick in the United States.
Josefa De Los Santos was taken care of by her family last week at her New Jersey home after being discharged from a hospital where she battled the corona virus for six days
Josefa De Los Santos is resting comfortably in her bed after defeating the corona virus. The 102-year-old resident of the Dominican Republic also overcame Spanish flu