Prevalence of Post Recovery Symptoms among Recovered Cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan

Post Recovery Symptoms among Recovered Cases of COVID-19


  • Kashif Kamran Khan Equip Research & Development Consultants, Multan, Pakistan
  • Amber Shahzadi Equip Research & Development Consultants, Multan, Pakistan



Symptoms, Recovered Cases, Pandemic, Fatigue, COVID-19


COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise in terms of healthcare readiness and impact on daily life. Existing literature regarding the patient's health status following COVID-19 infection is scant. Objective: To analyze the current status of post-recovery symptoms among COVID-19 recovered patients in Pakistan. Methods: It is a descriptive web-based cross-sectional study. Data were gathered by using a Google form by sharing anonymous online questionnaire, comprised of both open and close ended questions. Then interpreted, and presented using tables and graphs using descriptive statistics through IBM SPSS 26.  Results: Shortness of breath (27%) followed by fatigue (23.5%) seen to be more common symptoms still prevailing in the population. 69.2% of the population had no evidence of comorbidity but are still experiencing post COVID symptoms. Few cases reported experiencing insomnia and tooth sensitivity - 11% and 12% respectively. Conclusions: The results of this study showed that COVID-19 patients should be worried about their health even after they get better. A thorough analysis should be done to improve the health of people who have gotten better but are still dealing with long-term problems. Even though it's a new virus and research is still being done, it needs to be treated with care.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v4i03.593
Published: 2023-03-31

How to Cite

Kamran Khan, K., & Shahzadi, A. (2023). Prevalence of Post Recovery Symptoms among Recovered Cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan: Post Recovery Symptoms among Recovered Cases of COVID-19. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 4(03), 136–141.



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