Deogarh: The first patient of Odisha who was infected with a mutant strain of SARS-CoV-2 called Delta Plus had taken 20 to 25 days to recover under home isolation without hospitalization. The patient identified as Milu Rajahansa, a resident of Basaloi under Barkote block in the district.
“I initially experienced body ache and flu like symptoms following which I took normal medicines. On April 23, my son took me to a nearby hospital where I got myself tested. When the results came out Covid positive, I treated myself under home isolation as per doctor’s prescription. It took me around 20-25 days to defeat the virus infection,” Rajahansa told.
“During illness, I was active with some mild symptoms and didn’t need hospital visit,” he said adding “Now, I have fully recovered and back to my normal life.”