Abu Dhabi: Hervie Emmanuel Magos, an only child int he family, was the youngest COVID-19 patient admitted to the intensive care unit. He has been recovered fully and released from the hospital.
He was admitted to the hospital on March 22 and transferred to ICU on March 23. He celebrated his ninth birthday on April 1 at Khallifa Hospital.
Dr. Anwar Gargash, the UAE’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday tweeted a video showing the Filipino boy walking outside the intensive care unit at Khalifa Hospital while medical staff clap and cheer for him.
“The recovery of youngest coronavirus patients in UAE as walking outside the intensive care unit at Khalifa Hospital. The Filipino boy celebrating his ninth birthday and celebrating life,” Gargash said.
Meanwhile, Gargash said that UAE is close to one million tests to curb COVID-19.