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Miami Man's Miracle Recovery From Covid-19 Serves as Cautionary Tale

Posted at 5:04 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 17:04:25-04

Sobner Elyse spent 60 days in intensive care fighting Covid-19 and survived!

His story is a miraculous one, but it’s also a cautionary tale to seek medical attention if you are feeling symptoms.

“I was in a coma,” said Elyse who also asks anyone who has symptoms to get help.

The 59-year-old Miami man fought for his life at Memorial Hospital Miramar. At first Elyse refused to go to the hospital. His niece, a nurse manager at MHM, says his fear to get medical help was born out of cultural beliefs within the Haitian community.

For more on his story, watch our report.