Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 patients having low immunity could get reinfected, said Dr Pragyan Kumar Routray during the State government’s seven-day programme of doctors answering to people’s queries.
“The infection may return if the Covid-19 patient has low immunity. But there is hardly any chance of reinfection if the patient has a good immunity. Even the infected persons with high immunity are often found to be asymptomatic,”.
“If mild symptoms among persons with comorbidities and health workers are found, they should test immediately. Other asymptomatic patients should be treated in home quarantine,” Routray said.
Meanwhile, the State government’s technical spokesperson on COVID-19, Jayant Panda cautioned that the Covid-19 patients getting treatment in home quarantine should be extremely careful. “They should always wear masks and wash their cloths and dishes regularly…