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One of SA’s oldest Covid-19 survivors, 103, eager to get walking again

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Lionel Meltzer wheels his mother, Bertha, out of the Cape Town Mediclinic after she was discharged. (Screengrab)
Lionel Meltzer wheels his mother, Bertha, out of the Cape Town Mediclinic after she was discharged. (Screengrab)

At 103, Bertha Meltzer is one South Africa's oldest Covid-19 survivors.

But while the coronavirus has left her frail and weak, she is already starting to get back on her feet, walking around her unit at a Sea Point retirement village two days after being discharged from the Mediclinic Cape Town.

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