First case of reinfection: Sion Hospital doctor fights COVID battle once again in Mumbai
Maharashtra: In an alarming incident, Mumbai has recorded its first case of COVID re-infection as a doctor attached to Sion Hospital was tested COVID positive for the second time after a gap of 2 months.
The doctor who was affected by the virus for the second time is identified as a practitioner of Sion Hospital's anesthesia department. However, she has already recovered and is in a stable condition now. She was tested COVID positive for the first time two months ago and had received full treatment for the infection. After a few days, she was tested COVID negative. However, the doctor once again contracted the infection and was treated for the same.
Confirmation to this effect has been given by the Dean of Sion Hospital Dr. Mohan Joshi confirmed, who stated that it was the doctor's second time of being infected but it was not alarming.
The incident of reinfection came to light about two weeks ago when she was tested COVID positive once again and was admitted to Seven Hills Hospital in Andheri for treatment, stated one of the members of the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD).