Published: 19 June 2022
Section: Original article

Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has post-acute manifestations that may impact the everyday life functional and the mental health status of the affected patients [1]. In a cross-sectional global online survey on 735 COVID-19 survivors, 79.5% and 56.2% of the responders reported problems with their routine activities and mobility within 3 months after the diagnosis [2]. Similarly, in another online survey, only 5.3% of the participants reported to be symptom-free in 6-month follow up [3]. Tools such as the Post-COVID-19 Functional Status (PCFS) scale have been developed and validated to assess the chronic impact of COVID-19 on functional limitations [4,5].


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