- Opal Neal of Milwaukee tested positive for the coronavirus in early April 2020
- The 88-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital on Good Friday, April 10
- Opal Neal has been discharged after two weeks of battling the COVID-19
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After a life-long threatening battle with coronavirus, Opal Neal of Milwaukee has been discharged from the hospital to be with her family.
Neal, 88, was finally allowed to see her family on Sunday, April 26, 2020, after a two-week-long battle with coronavirus.
Legit.ng learnt that her family said they believe Neal contracted COVID-19 at a facility where she was previously living.
They got to see her in person after she gained strength at a rehabilitation facility.
Neal’s family was so excited to see their matriarch for the first time in weeks.
A family member, simply identified as Spears told fox6now.com that Neal ‘‘went through stages of declining, and on a ventilator, and having problems with her kidneys.’’
The family prayed in all kinds of places amid her ill health and thankfully she whooped the mess out of coronavirus.
Neal was transported from the hospital by Bell Ambulance and sang along as she listened to the harmonising voices of her family who tried to keep their distance as she was being moved.
Neal, who turned 89 on April 28, 2020, is in good spirits, talking and walking again.
In other news, Madagascar has sent its locally made COVID-19 "herbal medicine" to 15 African countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
President Andry Rajoelina launched the herbal tea named COVID-Organics (CVO), on Monday, April 20, claiming the concoction cured COVID-19 patients.
On his Instagram page on Friday, May 1, Rajoelina said the "herbal medicine" would be availed to all coronavirus patients in all friendly countries across the African continent and around the world.
However, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said there was no proof of a cure for the disease, warning against the widespread use of untested remedies.
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