COVID-19: The UK’s longest known Coronavirus patient has died

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: The UK’s longest known Coronavirus patient has died” – below is their description.

    One of the first patients diagnosed with coronavirus, Jason Kelk, has died after suffering from long COVID for 15 months.

    Mr. Kelk had asked his doctors the day before his death to end his treatment.

    His wife Sue spoke with Sky’s Frazer Maude.

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