The 84-year-old Northumberland care home resident who has beaten coronavirus

A Northumberland care home resident who beat Covid-19 is now fit and well.

Wednesday, 15th July 2020, 4:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th July 2020, 4:24 pm

Margaret Douglas was among 95 per cent of residents at The Grange Nursing Home in Warkworth who caught coronavirus.

Sadly, five residents lost their lives but the 84-year-old mother-of-three has made a strong recovery.

Her initial symptoms were a persistent dry cough and loss of appetite.

The Grange Nursing Home in Warkworth.

Nursing home manager Liz Atkinson said: “Margaret is very happy that she recovered from Covid-19 as she loves her three sons and their families very much.

"She was back to her normal self in a few weeks sitting reading her books and watching what is going on with everyone else.”

“It was very upsetting and disheartening to hear what he said,” said Liz.

Margaret Douglas celebrates beating Covid-19 with Selina McNamara and Leigh Hearons.

The Grange has been Covid-recovered since June 9.

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PPE worn by staff at The Grange Nursing Home.