The patient has recovered completely and can now see with her left eye, is walking and attending regular domestic chores.
Those who underwent organ transplantation, or those suffering from hematological malignancies are also at great risk, the study says.
The paper posited that excessive environmental exposure to Mucorales spores might be the unacknowledged factor in India's COVID-associated mucormycosis.
Amid COVID-19, black fungus presents new menace for Maharashtra as 52 die so far due to fungal infection
Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, became a much talked about subject after some recovering and recovered coronavirus patients were found infected with the disease.