Grandmother suffering Covid finally leaves hospital after battling infection ...

Heartwarming moment grandmother, 57, who is one of the UK's longest suffering Covid patients finally leaves hospital after battling infection for 135 DAYS Paula McCarten spent over 100 days in ICU before she was able to be discharged The prison nurse from Bradford was applauded by hospital staff as she finally left She thanked staff for being 'absolutely wonderful' and family for their support

By Sabi Phagura for MailOnline

Published: 12:00 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 12:00 BST, 11 September 2020

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A grandmother believed to be one of the UK's longest Covid-19 patients has finally left hospital - after battling the virus for a staggering 135 days.

Determined Paula McCarten was seen leaving the hospital on Wednesday in an emotionally charged video scene where she spent nearly five months fighting off the killer virus.

The prison nurse spent over 100 days in ICU before she was finally able to be discharged - and is thought to be one of the UK's longest Covid-19 patients.

The longest anyone in the UK has been hospital with Covid-19 is believed to be 141 days.

The 57-year-old was accompanied by her family as hospital staff at Bradford Teaching Hospital who saved her life applauded her following her

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