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A 45-year-old female asked:

Hello. i received a call from my ex husband yesterday to say that he has tested positive for covid. he has been in hospital for 2 weeks battling to clear a bladder infection called bk virus. my son has last seen him 2 weeks ago. should we be tested?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
COVID 19: If your son was going to have symptoms from COVID 19, he would have done so as incubation period is usually around 2 to 14 days but I am not sure of South African policy . The majority of doctors viewing your questions are located in USA. Our policies/ protocols may differ from yours. I refer you to “https://sacoronavirus.co.za/” which is the COVID 19 South African Corona Virus Resource Portal.
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