Man, 65, leaves hospital after 90 days fighting Covid-19

Bob Morning was admitted to hospital on April 4 and moved into intensive care five days later.

A man has been discharged from hospital in Dundee after spending 90 days fighting Covid-19.

Bob Morning, 65, was admitted to Ninewells Hospital on April 4 and five days later he was moved to the intensive care unit, where he stayed for 63 days.

On June 11, Mr Morning was moved to Ward Three to continue his recovery.

On Friday, staff at the hospital clapped and cheered as Mr Morning was finally discharged after spending 90 days being cared for.

Mr Morning thanked all of the staff who have played a part in his recovery.

He said: “I’ve had fantastic treatment, the staff have encouraged me every step of the way. Since I came to Ward Three the main focus has been on physiotherapy and I’m feeling much stronger now and ready to go home.

“I really couldn’t have done it without the staff, they have pushed me all the way. I still have a bit of a journey and I will keep working hard on my recovery at home.”

Sarah Matthews, physiotherapy team lead for respiratory and critical care, said: “Bob has been through so much but has faced his therapy with enthusiasm and a good sense of humour.

“He has done everything that has been asked of him and we are so proud and excited that he’s off on the next part of his journey.”

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