Coronavirus continues to dominate headlines across the globe.
Just as in many parts of the world COVID-19 is slowly beginning to drop, in other areas we're witnessing second waves of the deadly virus...
But while it may feel like there's nothing but bad news out there, today we can finally bring you a positive story - the tale of the UK's longest suffering COVID-19 patient, who has eventually been able to leave hospital and go home.
Keep scrolling to check it out.
As you will all be well aware by now, the world is currently under siege by a devastating and deadly virus.
via: GettySince December 2019, global headlines have been adorned by continuously terrifying news about the spread of the notorious virus.
And, at first glance, the statistics are terrifying.
via: GettyAt the time of writing, there have been 18,000,000 confirmed cases.
And of that, there have been 689,000 deaths.
via: ShutterstockA horrifying number.
It's been a truly dire couple of months.
via: GettyIn a bid to combat the spread of the virus, various world leaders have imposed lockdowns upon their countries.
Millions are now quarantined to their homes...
via: GettyWith strict social-distancing rules preventing them from having any physical contact with friends and loved ones.
It's an undeniably difficult time...
via: GettyAnd the only thing getting many people through these dark times is the idea that, by remaining self-isolated, they are helping to slowly rid the world of the devastating pandemic.
But thankfully we have begun seeing many amazing stories being shared.
via: GettyFrom people who have managed to recover from the virus...
One ninety-three-year-old patient defied all odds by beating the virus.
RECOVERY COMPLETE: Celebratory scenes as 93-year-old patient is discharged from hospital after beating coronavirus.… https://t.co/sujdqQLjfv— ABC News (@ABC News)1585945507.0
Firefighters surprised their colleague who had recently recovered from the virus.
A @MiamiDadeFire firefighter recovering from the coronavirus in the hospital was surprised by his colleagues who ca… https://t.co/YDmQXbOsZW— WSVN 7 News (@WSVN 7 News)1585947000.0
One new mom was diagnosed with the virus shortly after giving birth...
CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY: Capital Regional Medical Center says a woman who recently gave birth and tested positive for… https://t.co/BNv34BtFun— WCTV Eyewitness News (@WCTV Eyewitness News)1586444552.0
All of these stories bring back a little bit of positivity.
via: GettyThat is much needed at the minute.
Because, after months and months of bad news...
via: GettyI think it's about time we had a little bit of good news, don't you?
Well, here's a little bit more.
via: GettyAccording to figures, it's believed around 11.3 million people have recovered from COVID-19.
Which is incredible news!
via: GettyAnd probably the pick-me-up we all needed to hear.
And here's another positive story!The UK's longest suffering COVID-19 patient has finally returned home.
She was in hospital for almost all of lockdown.Fatima Bridle was in Southampton General Hospital for a whopping 141 days battling coronavirus as well as sepsis and pneumonia.
Her lungs collapsed.Which meant she needed to go onto a ventilator.
And she was placed in a coma.
Exclusive: Britain’s longest-suffering Covid patient returns home after 141 days in hospital. Fatima Bridle, 35, sa… https://t.co/tlefNWohd8— Isaac Crowson (@Isaac Crowson)1596358979.0
She's so grateful for the doctors and nurses that saved her.
Fatima Bridle, britain’s longest-suffering coronavirus patient, 35, recovers after 130 DAYS in hospital https://t.co/3COXiYiL2U— RICHITEANU RODICA (@RICHITEANU RODICA)1595144528.0
I can't believe I've woken up from all of this. I feel I've been gifted a new life.
I wished I was dead at one point. It was so scary and terrifying. I wanted to scream out but I couldn't.
It was horrific. I didn't have Tracy because he could not visit. The NHS saved my life. Everyone was incredible. All deserve a medal.Congratulations Fatima!
Now we are entering the new normal.
via: GettyWith lockdown restrictions easing across the globe, we are entering what they are calling 'the new normal', suggesting the world will never go back to the same state of normality as before.
But despite the statistics.
via: ShutterstockSome people still aren't taking coronavirus all that seriously...