After spending 79 days on life support, Mary Sullivan has been discharged from ICU.
Doctors believe the Mary has spent longer on a ventilator than any other Covid-19 patient in Ireland or the UK.
A moment mother of two Mary Sullivan and her family from #Douglas #Cork though they would never see: Mary’s discharge from the @BonSecours Hospital ICU after spending a record 79 days on life support being treated for Covid-19. Even off-duty staff came to applaud her. @rtenews pic.twitter.com/6J44ZB5Qma— Paschal Sheehy (@PaschalSheehy) June 18, 2020
Ms Sullivan was admitted to the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork after suffering a heart attack on the 11th of March and tested positive for Covid-19.
She was on life support in ICU due to respiratory failure.
Ms Sullivan expressed her gratitude towards the staff stating “I feel wonderful. Only for ye, this day would never have happened,”.