Meet the Covid-19 survivor, who spent 96 days in Intensive Care

He’s spent nearly 100 days in hospital so far, most of them on a ventilator. (Subscribe:

But 59-year-old Steve Jones finally moved out of critical care in hospital in Cardiff this week.

His is a remarkable story of survival in the fight against coronavirus.

The chief executive of NHS Wales said today there are now just 12 Covid patients still being treated in intensive care in Wales, the lowest number since the pandemic began.
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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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