In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP
In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP

Coronavirus reappears in Chinese woman more than five months after she recovered from initial infection

  • Close contacts of the Hubei woman have been tested and returned negative coronavirus results
  • Chinese infectious disease expert and South Korean research suggest re-positive cases are not likely to be infectious

Topic |   Coronavirus China
In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP
In Hubei province, home to the initial outbreak of the new coronavirus, a 68-year-old woman has tested positive more than five months after she recovered from an initial infection. Photo: Chinatopix / AP
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