Grandfather, 87, beats COVID-19 as his family thank NHS


An 87-year-old grandfather has left hospital after coming through a two-week battle against coronavirus.

He had been diagnosed with pneumonia after testing positive for COVID-19.  

A photograph of Ewart Lockton leaving North Manchester General Hospital was posted on Facebook by his granddaughter Sophie Edwards.  

“Thank you to everyone for all their kindness and support through a difficult time and most of all…..thanks to the NHS!!”