A father with diabetes and asthma who had to be resuscitated twice during his eight weeks in hospital with coronavirus has returned home, having spent two and a half weeks in a coma.
Scott Howell, 48, was the first Covid-19 patient admitted to intensive care at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, south Wales, and was “brought back from the brink of death” several times during his stay.
Mr Howell was put into an induced coma for more than two weeks during which his heart stopped twice.
He was allowed home last week and has now spoken about his near-miraculous recovery. He told BBC Wales that his only memories are vivid dreams of being chased and captured, and it was only when he later read