The nun, whose non secular title is Sister André, is the second-oldest identified residing individual on the planet, in keeping with the Gerontology Analysis Group, which validates particulars of individuals believed to be aged 110 or older.
French media report that the nun, whose non secular title is Sister André, examined constructive for the virus in mid-January within the southern French metropolis of Toulon. However simply three weeks later she is match as a fiddle — albeit it in her common wheelchair. She is even wholesome sufficient to stay up for her 117th birthday on Thursday.
She informed Var-Matin newspaper “I didn’t even understand I had it.”
Sister André, who’s blind, didn’t even fear when she heard the information of analysis.
“She didn’t ask me about her well being, however about her habits,” David Tavella, the communications supervisor for the care residence the place she lives, informed the paper. “For instance, she needed to know if meal or bedtime schedules would change. She confirmed no concern of the illness. Then again, she was very involved in regards to the different residents.”
Not all shared Sister André’s luck: In January, 81 of the 88 residents of the ability examined constructive and about 10 died, in keeping with the newspaper.
The nun is now reportedly formally cured — she was allowed to attend Mass.