Corona: Immersion when recovering
12 May, 2020
Hi. I began having Corona symptoms 2 weeks ago. My husband tested positive at the same time, 2 weeks ago. My husband is feeling better, I’m feeling mostly better but still with some symptoms and still can’t smell. I’m due to go to mikva tonight but can’t seem to get clarity if I should go or not. Please advise. Ty
Thank you for reaching out to us.
Women with symptoms of Coronavirus, especially fever, may not immerse. The precise criteria for determining full recovery vary somewhat according to jurisdiction. Regaining the sense of taste and smell may not be necessary prior to receiving clearance to immerse. Please do not immerse until you have received medical clearance from a local physician.
We wish you and your husband a refuah sheleimah!
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