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We thank Dr Garg and colleagues for their interest in our work and their useful comments.1 We agree that our cohort of hospitalised patients is correspondingly older, more likely to have had severe disease and have more comorbidities than groups whose primary COVID-19 infection was mild and managed in the community. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.