A 99-year-old war veteran left the hospital in good health after recovering from the coronavirus.
Nurses at Tickhill Road Hospital in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, made an “honor guard” from a social distance for Albert Chambers when he left.
Chambers, who turns 100 in July, was admitted to Doncaster Royal Infirmary after a fall, but then developed symptoms of Covid-19.
He was transferred to Tickhill where he received oxygen and recovered.
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Mr. Chambers was a Cold Stream Guard who at one point helped protect Buckingham Palace.
Wounded during the Second World War, he spent three years as a prisoner in a war camp and said: “I survived that! “
He thanked the nurses for the treatment he received after he left the hospital, saying, “It couldn’t have been better. “
Her grandson, Stephen Gater, 49, of Wokingham, said that his favorite food had caused him to experience the illness, which is the trifle of strawberry Marks & Spencer.
Stephen said, “My grandpa is amazing. It is quite incredible. He not only survived the war and is in a prison camp, but he has now won the battle against the coronavirus. “
Paige Lax, a nurse who helped take care of him, said, “Albert was a wonderful patient. He fought to get better.
“He wanted to go home. It is quite incredible. “
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