Greetings salute Vadodara's first return to Covid survivor
VADODARA: If I had not been in India, I would never have fully recovered. This was the first reaction of Vadodara's positive Covid-19 patient upon returning home victorious on Tuesday.
Amid thunderous cheers, applause, and thalis beating from his anxious neighbors along with residents of the Makarpura area, Chirag Pandit (49) acknowledges that he was scared at first. When I was told that I was infected with the deadly virus, I was scared, said Pandit, the coronavirus survivor, who walked home after 14 days in the isolation room of the SSG state hospital, where he has been admitted since March. 17)
Pandit has a commercial interest in Spain and was therefore there between February 27 and March 7, and had landed at the Mumbai airport on March 8. Her family lives in Spain. After staying in Mumbai for two days, Pandit arrived in Vadodara on March 10.
“I had a fever and a headache. But SSG Hospital doctors and staff continued to motivate me to stay positive by constantly assuring me that I will return home healthy, said Pandit, who also received a call from Gujarat's own chief minister, Vijay Rupani, who assured Pandit that he would get all necessary support from the state government.
Before being released from the solitary confinement, Vadodara's collector Shalini Agrawal also assured Pandit of all support through a video call.
Pandit called his hospital experience the best medical treatment he could have thought of.