103-year-old man in Maharashtra defeats COVID-19

The elderly man responded well to the medical treatment provided to him and co-operated with the staff.

Despite falling under the vulnerable age group, a 103-year-old man from Palghar in Maharashtra has recovered from COVID-19, officials said on Sunday.


Shamrao Ingle, a resident of Virendra Nagar area here, was admitted to a rural COVID-19 hospital in Palghar after he contracted the infection. He was discharged on Saturday after recovering from the disease, a spokesperson of the district collectorate said in a release.


According to doctors at the hospital, the elderly man responded well to the medical treatment provided to him and co-operated with the staff at the facility. He walked out of the hospital with a smile on Saturday.


Palghar Collector Dr Manik Gursal and the hospital staff greeted the centenarian with flowers at the time of his discharge.


The district has so far reported a total of 95,682 COVID-19 cases and 1,715 deaths due to the disease, as per official figures.

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