It was the third of September after I visited a personal lab to get myself checked for COVID. I did not have any signs however I needed to journey overseas on seventh September for a job alternative in Africa and for that I used to be required to hold a unfavorable COVID report with me.
I used to be positive that the report can be unfavorable since me and my household had taken all of the precautions ever for the reason that lockdown was imposed in March. Even folks in our society used to reward us for this stage of security. On 4th September, the report got here on my e-mail id, and shockingly, I used to be POSITIVE. I opted for a personal hospital instantly to get myself admitted in order that my members of the family do not contract the lethal virus due to me.
I received admitted and prayed that my household stays secure. Five days later, I received to know that COVID report of my all members of the family was unfavorable.
I used to be examined for COVID within the hospital once more on ninth september and it turned out to be unfavorable on the 10th night. I used to be completely satisfied and instantly opted for a discharge from the hospital. On 11th September morning, I reached dwelling and locked myself in my bed room to comply with the subsequent 14 days quarantine. Surprisingly, I developed fever, chills, throat ache and palpitations at dwelling and instantly rushed to the identical hospital. I used to be examined once more for COVID and this time the report got here optimistic. I actually did not know what was taking place with me with respect to the COVID report.
For the subsequent four days, I had average signs. However, on 15th September morning, I went to the washroom to brush my tooth and I discovered that I used to be unable to return to my mattress which was simply 20 meters away from the washroom. I all of a sudden felt breathless and began to cough.
By this time, the virus began to trigger injury to my lungs. I used to be given all attainable medicines as per protocol for the subsequent eight days. But my chest CT report after therapy received worse than the CT report finished at first of therapy. I used to be on oxygen assist throughout therapy.
When I entered the COVID ward on 12th September, it was all full. But, from 27th to 2nd October, I used to be the one affected person within the ward. Most different sufferers had recovered. Even sufferers admitted after me received effectively earlier than me and received discharged. This used to make me upset and I began to lose all my confidence.
Since, my complete household was COVID unfavorable, I instructed them to not go to the hospital even for dropping meals or garments for me.
When my 4th consecutive COVID check got here optimistic on 2nd October, the hospital provided me discharge with 14 days dwelling quarantine. I got here dwelling on third October and once more locked myself in my bed room. Though I’ve change into unfavorable, my breathlessness got here with me from hospital. I’m nonetheless on intermittent oxygen assist. A small exertion makes me breathless and I’ve to put on the oxygen cannula.
I’m on the trail of restoration however nonetheless I typically really feel a burning sensation in my lungs and my coronary heart beat stays abnormally excessive after COVID which isn’t but normalised.
My household is completely satisfied that I’ve come dwelling alive. But my life has utterly modified now. It is stuffed with ache with hope that in the future I’ll positively get well utterly.
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