Europe's oldest person has survived Covid-19 after testing positive just a few weeks before her 117th birthday.
Sister André, a nun who was born in 1904, tested positive for the virus on January 16, according to David Tavella, communications director at the Sainte Catherine Labouré nursing home in Toulon, southern France, where she lives.
André, who was born Lucille Randon, showed no symptoms, Tavella told CNN Wednesday.
"I didn't know I had it," André said in an interview with CNN affiliate BFMTV. "No, I wasn't scared because I wasn't scared of dying."
André is preparing to celebrate her 117th birthday on Thursday. Although visitors aren't allowed at the home, she will receive video mess