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Shielding after having Covid

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Shotofvodka Thu 07-May-20 18:03:06

If someone over 70 had and recovered from the virus would they still need to be shielded? I’ve googled and can’t find an answer

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Frariedeamin Thu 07-May-20 18:04:21

Yes - they have not substantiated if having the disease makes you immune from reinfection.

MereDintofPandiculation Thu 07-May-20 20:19:01

Are they in the shielded group? Being over 70 isn't enough in itself to put you into the shielded group.

Mapril Thu 07-May-20 20:20:31

Were they in the shielding group beforehand? If yes, I'd say they should probably continue.

twinnywinny14 Thu 07-May-20 20:21:52

If they are in he shielded group before getting it then yes they would. If they were just high risk and social distancing then that’s what they do after wards. There is little evidence regarding immunity after having had it so important to continue as you were before catching it

mrsbyers Fri 08-May-20 10:57:32

Yes continue

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