Yvette Gingras
Yvette Gingras
Birth: 20 January 1914
Saint-Nicolas, Quebec, Canada
Age: 107 years, 89 days
Country: CanadaCAN
Centenarian

Yvette Gingras (born 20 January 1914) is a Canadian centenarian who is one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 106.

Biography

Gingras was born on 20 January 1914 in Saint-Nicolas, Quebec, Canada. For over 50 years, she was married to Leonidas Lemieux, with whom she had seven children (all boys). She played pétanque until she was 103, and still enjoys playing cards and doing crosswords. As of 2019, she has seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Gingras currently lives in a care home in Saint-Romuald, Quebec, Canada. Around Christmas 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic, Gingras tested positive for COVID-19. Her symptoms were mild, but spent ten days in a designated "COVID center". By the time of her 107th birthday in January 2021, she had fully recovered, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.

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