A great grandfather spent eight weeks on a ventilator with covid

A great grandfather is believed to be the person who spent the longest time on a ventilator with covid - after being hooked up for eight weeks. David Ford, 78, a retired taxi driver, was taken into hospital on March 21 and his condition quickly deteriorated. He was placed on a ventilator at Yeovil Hospital in Somerset and was treated for six weeks before they first tried to wake him. This video was filmed 30th July 2020.