102-Year-Old Icelandic Woman Recovers After Getting Covid-19

(Bloomberg) --

A 102-year-old Icelandic woman who survived the Spanish flu has recovered from Covid-19, according to a United Nations report.

Helga Gudmundsdottir was placed under quarantine at her nursing home in the West Fjords at the beginning of April. She was declared virus-free just days before her 103rd birthday.

Iceland has been one of the most successful countries at tackling the coronavirus, limiting infections and carrying out extensive testing. The country, which has a high life-expectancy rate, has reported only a dozen new cases since April 24 and is now in the process of easing restrictions.

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