WHO examines reports of people testing negative, then positive
GENEVA: The World Health Organization He said Saturday that he was investigating some positive Covid-19 tests again after initially testing negative for the disease while considering discharge.
South Korean officials reported on Friday that 91 patients believed the new version had tested positive again. Jeong Eun-kyeong, director of Prevention and Prevention, said the virus may have been reactivated rather than the patients being reinfected.
The WHO said: We are aware of these reports from people who tested negative for Covid-19 using PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and then, after a few days, tested positive again ... We are working to obtain more information on those individual cases. According to WHO guidelines, a patient can be discharged from the hospital after two consecutive negative results in a clinically recovered patient at least 24 hours apart.
According to current studies, there is a period of about two weeks between the onset of symptoms and the clinical recovery of patients with mild COVID-19, the WHO said.