ISTANBUL

A 107-year-old Turkish woman on Tuesday recovered from the novel coronavirus which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide since it emerged in China last December.

Havahan Karadeniz was admitted to a hospital last week with symptoms of high fever and cough, and tested positive for the virus.

After receiving treatment for coronavirus, Karadeniz was discharged with applauds from the hospital and taken to her home for isolation.

The best treatment for this virus is “isolation, staying at home and maintaining social distance,” Dr. Ozgur Yigit, the chief physician of Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, told Anadolu Agency.

“Treatment for

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