106-year-old Connie Titchen was clapped by hospital staff as she headed home after recovering from coronavirus.
The great-grandmother, believed to be Britain’s oldest patient to recover from Covid-19, left City Hospital in Birmingham after receiving treatment there for three weeks.
She was admitted to the hospital with suspected pneumonia and doctors later confirmed she had coronavirus.
“I feel very lucky that I’ve fought off this virus. I can’t wait to see my family,” she said.
Connie was born in September 1913 and lived through two World Wars.
Her granddaughter Alex Jones said the care her grandmother received “has been excellent”.