COVID-19 Reinfection: A Case Series OR01-OR04
Senior Resident, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, D Block, Level 5, GMCH,
Sector 32, Chandigarh, India.
Coronovirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) manifests with a varied spectrum of symptoms ranging from asymptomatic disease to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and death. Contrary to the expectation of the herd immunity in controlling the pandemic, reinfection with COVID-19 poses a new threat in the control of the pandemic. Authors hereby present three cases have been described who developed COVID-19 infection for the second time after complete recovery from the first infection. All three patients were less than 50 years of age with no co-morbidities. First case developed the second infection three weeks after having recovered from the first infection whereas second and third case developed repeat infection after two and four months of recovery respectively. The severity of the repeat infection along with the duration between the two infections has been discussed in this article