COVID twice - maybe a slightly different strain of the virus. Think he got it in Europe and then again in the US. So, I would guess at this point that COVID can and does mutate like the flu. Who was that Masked Chip Buyer? Could have been the Lone Ranger, for all I know.
Bringing us to the Second Point of Intelligence: who is so careless as not to wear a mask and take precautions TWICE IN A ROW?