Former Gor Mahia coach Hassan Oktay has fully recovered from COVID-19, nearly three weeks after being diagnosed with the naval coronavirus.

The tactician was in England for a vacation when he contracted the contagious virus that has so far claimed more than 100,000 lives worldwide.

The UK is one of the worst-hit regions in Europe with more than 10,000 confirmed deaths.

The 47-year-old Turkish-Cypriotic tactician has confirmed to Goal.com that he is doing fine and will be soon discharged from hospital.

The situation was really bad; I had chest infections which were made worse by the coronavirus.

Oktay said on Sunday.

I had taken a break from the game and I was in the UK where I fell sick. It is a miracle I am alive. I had the virus in my body for 18 days, it was tough. However I thank God, everything is negative now and I am in good health.

Oktay led Gor Mahia to a league title and a Caf Confederation Cup quarter-finals spot after replacing Dylan Kerr in 2018.

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