GUWAHATI: A 100-year-old woman, Mai Handique, has been discharged from a hospital here after she recovered from COVID-19 on Wednesday, said Health officials.
Mai Handique, a boarder of a Guwahati-based old-age home, had undergone treatment for coronavirus for the past few weeks at the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) here.
Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a tweet: "Steely resolve of 100-year-old Mai Handique is monumental. With brilliant support from doctors at MMCH, she defeated coronavirus, giving us a lesson in having right will power.
"As she gets back to Mother's Old Age Home, Hatigaon, Guwahati, I join my team in wishing her the best."
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 toll in Assam exceeded 500 on Wednesday. With the death of 19 persons in the past 14 hours in the State, the death toll now is 511. The total COVID positive cases in the State now is 1,48,969.
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