96-year-old who battled Covid-19 'not going anywhere until I’ve sorted a few things out'

A 96-year-old woman who battled coronavirus says she 'wasn't going anywhere' because she had 'a few things to sort out'.
96-year-old who battled Covid-19 'not going anywhere until I’ve sorted a few things out'

A 96-year-old woman who battled coronavirus says she 'wasn't going anywhere' because she had 'a few things to sort out'.

Betty Goode returned home to Moyvane in County Kerry after spending two weeks in hospital with Covid-19.

Betty says she was a little worried when she was diagnosed but she did not let it affect her.

“I wasn’t really down, you know.”

She said: “Well if I’ve got it, I’ll get over it. That was it.

“I’m not going anywhere until I’ve sorted a few things out."

Betty said she had lots to sort, including rent to pay and collecting her pension.

    The current restrictions started on Friday, March 27. They mandate that everyone should stay at home, only leaving to:
  • Shop for essential food and household goods;
  • Attend medical appointments, collect medicine or other health products;
  • Care for children, older people or other vulnerable people - this excludes social family visits;
  • Exercise outdoors - within 2kms of your home and only with members of your own household, keeping 2 metres distance between you and other people
  • Travel to work if you provide an essential service - be sure to practice physical distancing

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