Nelson Mandela Released From Hospital

Madiba heads home after his most recent hospital visit.

Nelson Mandela returned home on Saturday, following his most recent hospital visit late last month, according to a press release from the office of the presidency, reports Al-Jazeera.


“[Mandela] has been discharged from hospital today, 6 April, following a sustained and gradual improvement in his general condition,” it said.

“The former president will now receive home-based high care.”Mandela had received similar treatment at his home in Johannesburg after a hospital stay in December.

During Mandela’s hospitalisation, doctors drained fluid from his lung area, making it easier for him to breathe.

It was his third trip to a hospital since December, when he was treated during a three-week stay for a lung infection and had a procedure to remove gallstones.

Read more at Al-Jazeera.

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