Ganga Ram Hospital reports two COVID re infection cases
| Tuesday | 1st December, 2020
New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital reported two cases of COVID-19 reinfection on Monday.
Two months ago, a healthcare worker at the hospital, presented with symptoms suggestive of acute viral illness, and tested positive for COVID-19 following RT-PCR testing.
But recently, she reported a fresh episode of cough and general weakness, and again tested COVID-19 positive and was treated for the same.
However, when tested for COVID-19 antibodies, the patient tested negative.
"So far, COVID-19 re-infection was considered a rare possibility," said Dr Atul Kakar, Senior Consultant and Vice-President, Department of Medicine at SGRH.