18 Jun resident Irish Cork Mary Sullivan was discharged from the intensive care unit of a local hospital. She spent 79 days on the ventilator after Contracting coronavirus, said channel RTE.
According to the attending physician, Conor O’shea, is the longest continuous connection of the patient with COVID-19 life support in Ireland and the UK, and also, apparently, a European record.
The woman was accompanied by two daughters, told the hospital staff that the fact that the improvement is reminiscent of surrealism. According to her, she wants to get some fresh air.
March 11, Sullivan was hospitalized with a heart attack. In the hospital she was diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The woman developed severe respiratory failure, doctors were forced to connect her to a ventilator.
To monitor the patient’s resuscitation from Cork helped colleagues from the Chinese Wuhan, providing materials about the methods long connect patients COVID-19 to the apparatus that support breathing.
O’shea called Sullivan “exceptional lady” and “a real fighter”.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded of 8.82 million, of which more than 4.3 million recovered, 465 thousand died. In Ireland were infected with 25 of 374 persons, 1715 of them died.