In view of this scenario, the management of the State Health Surveillance informed, according to the Covid-19 protocol, that the patient who spent 14 days in isolation and did not show symptoms of the new coronavirus is considered cured.
According to the state agency, the patient is accompanied by the Health Department of the municipality where he lives. “However, if, after this period (14 days), some of the symptoms persist, the municipal surveillance will evaluate the case”, explains the note sent by Sesa.
Coronavirus trajectory in the world
The infectious disease physician Crispim Cerutti Junior explained that the cure is the disappearance of symptoms. According to him, science has not yet confirmed whether a person cured of the new coronavirus can be infected again.
Crispim Cerutti Junior
Infectious disease physician
“If person to person has infection of various areas, as soon as he stops having these symptoms, he is clinically cured. From the point of view of virological cure, we still do not know if the virus is eliminated definitively. Apparently, the person gets immunity, but still needs time to observe “