Hyderabad: Symptoms like cough, cold and fever cannot be specifically attributed to Covid-19 as several asymptomatic persons were also testing positive for the virus, Aler MLA and Government Whip Gongidi Sunita Mahender Reddy said on Friday. She along with her husband and Nalgonda DCCB Chairman Mahender Reddy were discharged from a corporate hospital after getting treated for Covid-19.
In a video message released after reaching home, Sunitha Mahender Reddy thanked people of Aler constituency especially the TRS cadre who prayed for the well-being of the couple. She urged people to remain strong and not to get panicky about Covid-19. The couple was discharged after testing negative for the virus on Friday.
Explaining further, the legislator said: “My husband had mild fever and uneasiness following which he got admitted to Yashoda Hospital where he was tested positive for Covid. I had no symptoms, but I too was tested positive following which I got admitted to the hospital on July 2. Our experience was that we can overcome the pandemic with a strong willpower and proper medication.”
Kashyam and warm water
Sunitha explained that besides regular medication provided by the hospital staff for any symptoms, she consumed ‘Kashayam’ prepared with ginger, cinnamon, elaichi and cloves thrice everyday. She also suggested consumption of only warm water preferably a pinch of turmeric throughout the day. “We also should gargle with warm water and use steam inhalation at regular intervals,” she said. She urged people to take precautionary measures by following Covid guidelines including physical distancing, masks and other measures and advised people with comorbidities especially those related to heart, kidney, liver and lungs, to get admitted to the hospital immediately after testing positive for Covid.
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