New Delhi: At a time when Coronavirus infection has claimed over 24,000 lives across the world, a 1010-year-old man in Rimini, Italy, has recovered from the virus, giving us a silver lining in such gloomy times. According to reports, the man who is referred to us Mr. P. has now been discharged. Also Read - Sameera Reddy, Husband Akshai Test COVID-19 Positive After Her Two Kids Contract Virus, Says 'Be Aware of Second Wave'

The man born in 1919 was admitted to a hospital last week after he was tested positive for COVID-19. Also Read - COVID19 Cases: Maharashtra Declares 6 States as Places of Sensitive Origin, Issues Strict Guidelines | Know Details

Speaking about the case, Vice-Mayor of Rimini, Gloria Lisi said, “Everyone saw hope for the future of all of us in the recovery of a person more than 100 years old.” Also Read - Delhi Lockdown: Who Needs E-Pass? How to Apply For it? Step-by-Step Guide Here

“Every day we see the sad stories from these weeks that mechanically tell about a virus that rages and is especially aggressive on the elderly. But he survived. Mr. P. survived,” Lisi added.

Notably, Italy has been the worst-hit country in the world, where 80, 589 are known to be infected of Coronavirus. Over 8,000 people have died owing to the disease.