Albert Chambers, a 99-year-old World War II veteran, has beaten the highly infectious and fatal COVID-19. He has been released from the hospital. While being discharged, he was given a socially-distanced “guard of honour.”
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Chambers will turn 100 in July. During the war, he was wounded and spent three years in a prison camp. “I survived that,” he exclaimed.
Some lovely news coming from Doncaster this evening.
Albert Chambers, who will be 100 in July, and a WW2 veteran, has fought off Coronavirus thanks to the help of the team at Tickhill Road Hospital, run by @rdash_nhs. Here he is getting a guard of honour from staff ? pic.twitter.com/INkBIuTJ5F
— NHS North East & Yorkshire (@NHSNEY) April 9, 2020
He praised the treatment he had received from the doctors and nurses. “It couldn’t have been better,” he said.
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