After a 93-year-old Turkish man triumphed over the deadly coronavirus, healthcare personnel saw him off on Saturday with a round of applause.
Recep Altundas was admitted to a state hospital last week in Gemlik in the western Bursa province with COVID-19 symptoms.
After he tested positive for the virus, he was treated at the hospital and was discharged on Saturday on condition of self-isolation at home.
“I had never left home” since social isolation began, he told reporters.
“I don’t know how I got the disease. We were always inside.”
Along with Altundas, eight more people were discharged