Longest Covid patient in intensive care walks in ‘miraculous’ moment

One of the UK’s longest Covid in-patients has had a “miraculous” moment in his ongoing battle against the effects of the virus by managing to walk a few steps in the Leeds hospital where he has been since March.

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 7:06 am
Jason Kelk takes his first steps using a walking frame at St James' Hospital.
Sue Kelk, 63, whose husband Jason has been in intensive care in Leeds with Covid-19 since April. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.
Sue and Jason Kelk, pictured on their wedding day in 2017. The couple have been together for 20 years.

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Jason Kelk, pictured in intensive care at St James' Hospital in Leeds, where he has been since March.
Jason and Sue Kelk, pictured together on one of Jason's recent trips outside the hospital.