26 days. That’s how long Nelson’s Rob Little spent fighting COVID-19 in Trail’s ICU. The longtime Nelsonite stopped by Kootenay Morning on June 9 to fill KCR listeners in on his experience.

Little was taken to hospital after six days with a high fever. When he arrived his blood oxygen saturation level was at 67%. That’s the level that the organs start to fail, Little told KCR. He said the doctors were amazed he was conscious.

“It felt like my lungs were filling with water.”

Listen to the entire interview below: