Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, April 4
Just a few hours after she was discharged from the GMCH-32, the second Covid survivor of the city started doing household chores. The 48-year-old cleaned her room and bathroom, washed her clothes and changed the bedsheets. She even prepared a meal in the evening.
“It felt as if I have come home after ages. Although it is a little bit dusty, I love it. I am still thinking about what all I can do to set things in order,” she said.
“Finally, there is someone that my husband can see at home. He was all alone, missing the family so much. My husband made tea for me as soon as I came home. He is constantly asking me what I would eat,” she smiled.
Her 23-year-old daughter and 25-year-old son are still in the GMCH, fighting Covid. “I hope my children are discharged from the hospital soon. I wanted to be the last of three of us to be discharged from the hospital. I wanted to enter my home with my children,” she said.
She added, “My children are very brave. My son cheered me when I was leaving the hospital.” During the illness, she suffered bodyaches, tiredness and headache. I didn’t have a cold or cough, but had fever for some time. She said she used to keep all her close contacts at hospital in high spirits.
The survivor added, “I am thankful to the UT Administration and my country for taking a good decision in these tough times. ” The first Covid patient’s brother, a male cook, two male friends are still in hospital.
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