|Birth:||26 September 1913|
Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia)
|Age:||108 years, 69 days|
Matilda "Tilka" Bracun (Slovene: Bračun; born 26 September 1913) is a Slovenian centenarian who is one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 106. She also is one of the oldest known people in Slovenia.
Matilda Bracun was born in Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia) on 26 September 1913.
After finishing primary school in Ljubljana she trained to be a knitter. She got a job in Pletenina textile factory and later worked in Saturnus factory.. In retirement, she continued knitting and sewing tapestries.
She was married and had a son whom she outlived.
Bracun lived independently at home in Ljubljana until 2017, when, at age 103, she moved to a retirement home in Horjul.
During the coronavirus pandemic, she was infected with COVID-19; however, as of 8 January 2021, she successfully recovered, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.
Matilda Bracun currently lives at a nursing home in Horjul, Slovenia, at the age of 108 years, 69 days.
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