WATCH | Eastern Cape Covid-19 patient discharged from hospital after 16 days

Andre Nel who tested positive for Covid-19 has been discharged from hospital
Andre Nel who tested positive for Covid-19 has been discharged from hospital
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Described as a miracle, retired Algoa Park father, Andre Nel, left Life St George’s Hospital a hero this week when he was discharged after 16 days of fighting the killer coronavirus from a hospital bed.

Isolated from his wife and kids for the duration, and having spent most of his days on a ventilator or under sedation, hospital staff lined the corridor to give him the send-off he deserved.

Described as a miracle, retired Algoa Park father, Andre Nel, left Life St George’s Hospital a hero this week when he was discharged after 16 days of fighting the killer coronavirus from a hospital bed.

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