- Opal Neal of Milwaukee tested positive for the coronavirus in early April 2020
- The 88-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital on Good Friday, April 10
- Opal Neal has been discharged after two weeks of battling the COVID-19
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After a life-long threatening battle with the coronavirus, Opal Neal of Milwaukee has been discharged from the hospital to be with her family.
Opal Neal, 88, was finally allowed to see her family on Sunday, April 26, 2020, after a two-week-long battle with the coronavirus.
YEN.com.gh learnt that her family said they believe Neal contracted COVID-19 at a facility where she was previously living.
They got to see her in person after she gained strength at a rehabilitation facility.
Opal Neal’s family was so excited to see their matriarch for the first time in weeks.
A family member, simply identified as Spears told fox6now.com that Neal ‘‘went through stages of declining, and on a ventilator, and having problems with her kidneys.’’
The family prayed in all kinds of places amid her ill health and thankfully she whooped the mess out of coronavirus.
Neal was transported from the hospital by Bell Ambulance and sang along as she listened to the harmonising voices of her family who tried to keep their distance as she was being moved.
Opal Neal, who turned 89 on April 28, 2020, is in good spirits, talking and walking again.
Just recently, YEN.com.gh reported that Ida Price of Louisana has beaten the odds after fighting off COVID-19 while at the same time battling cancer making her more of a medical miracle.
The 89-year-old grandma learned she had the coronavirus in late March 2020 after a relative tested positive.
Not long after, she was tested and diagnosed with COVID-19, though she showed no symptoms.
According to click2houston.com, Price said she didn’t have a fever and never had a cough. Neither did she experience any chest pains.
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