Most long COVID patients recover within a year: Study

Updated: Sep 22 2022 5:27PM

Toronto, Sep 22 (PTI) Most people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus recover within 12 months, irrespective of the severity, according to a study.

Although 75 per cent people in the study recovered at the 12-month mark after becoming ill with the virus, 25 per cent of patients still had at least one of the three most common symptoms, including coughing, fatigue and breathlessness, the resaerchers said.

Long-COVID conditions can include a wide range of ongoing health problems that can last weeks, months, or longer.