Recovered from coronavirus, a resident of Buryatia became infected again and was hospitalized a second time. This was told the head physician of Republican infectious hospital Tatiana Cimbalova, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the physician, the patient was discharged from the hospital on April 21 after two negative tests. After 16 days she developed symptoms of SARS, the analysis showed the presence of coronavirus infection. “Now we have questions — whether it is re-infection or a relapse of infection that she had,” added Cimbalova.

This is the first case of re-infection in Russia. On 2 may, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that there are no double-infected individuals.

According to the findings of a South Korean scientists, re-infected with the coronavirus does not pose a threat to others, because it is not contagious. According to doctors, the results of these tests were false-positive due residue particles of SARS-CoV-2. According to may 6, in South Korea recorded 350 cases of newly infected.