18 April 2020
VIDEO: Meet the 106-Year-Old Woman Who's Thought to Be Britain's Oldest Coronavirus Survivor
A great grandmother who was discharged from City Hospital in Birmingham this week is believed to be Britain's oldest coronavirus survivor. Connie Titchen, who is 106, has lived through both world wars and the Spanish flu. Recently, she battled COVID-19 for three weeks, but is now looking forward to going home.
"I feel very lucky that I've fought off this virus," Connie told Sister Kelly Smith, one of the NHS nurses who cared for her. "I can't wait to see my family."
Watch the video from NHS above, and learn more about her story.