Wednesday, February 19, 2020

China's Most Elderly Bishop Infected With Coronavirus Recovers on Saint Valentine's Day

NANYANG, China — Bishop Joseph Zhu Baoyu, Bishop Emeritus of Nanyang, has recovered from coronavirus. At age 98, he is among the oldest infected patients to have recovered.
Bishop Zhu was diagnosed with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, Feb. 3. He was treated at a hospital in Nanyang, in China's Henan province, and was said to be no longer infected Feb. 14.
In mainland China the fatality rate from coronavirus is 2.3%, though that figure jumps to nearly 15% for those 80 years or older.


1 comment:

JBQ said...

Isn't this just one more wake up call to our own mortality? We are here for a reason and it isn't just to celebrate Mardi Gras.