Juana Zuniga
Juana Zuniga
Zuniga in May 2020.
Birth: July 1908
Valparaiso, Chile
Age: 112 years, 81 days+
Country: ChileCHL
Unvalidated

Juana Zuniga (Spanish: Zúñiga; born July 1908) is a Chilean supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Zuniga is also notable for being one of the oldest survivors of COVID-19, which she contracted at the age of 111 during the coronavirus pandemic.

Biography

Zuniga was born in the city of Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region, Chile, in July 1908. She spent her youth working in Valparaiso. She never married nor had children, so she lived with her sister. After her sister died, she moved to Hogar Italiano in January 2014. On 12 April 2020, she tested positive for COVID-19; however, as of 10 May 2020, she successfully recovered.

Zuniga currently lives at Hogar Italiano, Nunoa, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile.

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