Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi assured this Wednesday that his health is “gradually” improving and has expressed his intention to return to work after suffering from the effects of COVID-19, an illness he has Had hospitalized several times, hospitalized several times, was contracted September.
“Fortunately, I am gradually (…) the doctors have finally allowed me to resume a minimum of activity without leaving the house,” he said in an interview with the Italian newspaper ‘Il Giornale’.
Berlusconi, who thanked “all Italians” for their concern, pointed out that overcoming COVID-19 had been a “difficult challenge” before describing the disease as “insidious and terrible”. “The same one who has sown so much, so much grief and so much pain in Italy and in the world,” he added.
The health of 84-year-old Berlusconi has repeatedly been a cause for concern in the past year, especially after he contracted COVID-19 and admitted that he was in serious condition. He was hospitalized several times that year.
The Forza Italia leader was admitted for a few days in March and then returned to the hospital in early April to stay until May 1st. It was then that he saw the courts postpone several of his pending lawsuits related to the alleged corruption in connection with the open investigation against the parties at his villa.