Donde on her 107th birthday in 2021
|Birth:||3 February 1914|
Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
|Age:||107 years, 140 days|
Silvana Donde (born 3 February 1914) is an Italian centenarian who is one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 106. She also recovered from Spanish Flu more than a century beforehand, making her one of a small number of people to have survived contracting both diseases.
Donde was born on 3 February 1914 in Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, where she currently lives in a nursing home. As a child, she recovered from Spanish Flu during the 1918-1920 pandemic.
In 2020, at the age of 106, Donde contracted COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. She successfully recovered, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease. She went on to celebrate her 107th birthday in February 2021.