A 91-year-old Turkish man who had been receiving treatment for the coronavirus in London has recovered, Turkey's Chief of Cabinet to The President Hasan Doğan said March 25.
İbrahim Özalp, 91, reportedly received 10 days of treatment at the Homerton University Hospital in London.
Being above 65 and thus considered a high-risk individual, Özalp's treatment was successful and he beat coronavirus, Doğan said in a tweet.
London resident Özalp is reportedly from the southern district of Kahramanmaraş in Turkey.
The coronavirus outbreak has killed 59 and infected nearly 2,500 people in Turkey as of March 25.
The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has risen to 463 as of March 25, the British government said, adding that more than 9,500 COVID-19 cases have now been reported in the country.