In recent months, despite warnings from the Afghan government, Afghan citizens have been overly negligent in combating COVD-19, a disease that, in addition to disregarding social distances, has left citizens fearless in the city, and The country’s markets are busy exploring. In the latest case, the Ministry of Health has announced that 34 people in Afghanistan have been infected with the Coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
Several people infected with the COVD-19 were identified in Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Takhar, Paktia, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Panjshir, and Nuristan provinces, according to a news release issued by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. have become. The Ministry of Health says that with the registration of these cases, the total number of people infected with the COVD-19 in Afghanistan has reached 56,226.
The ministry added that one person had died in the past 24 hours, and the death toll from the COVD-19 had risen to 2,467. According to a newsletter published by the Afghan Ministry of Public Health, 48 people had been infected overnight. They have recovered from the Coronavirus, and the number of recoveries has reached 49,802. The Ministry of Health has called on the Afghan people to follow health guidelines to prevent the Coronavirus spread. Citizens, meanwhile, have become increasingly skeptical of the threat posed by the outbreak of the second wave of the corona, and most of them are taking precautionary measures to combat the disease.
Can corpses transmit the Covid-19 virus?
According to the World Health Organization, if the necessary health and safety considerations are observed, there is no reason to be afraid of spreading the coronavirus through the bodies of the dead due to contracting it.
The virus is transmitted to others through human respiratory fluid particles, such as talking, sneezing, and coughing.
But the virus can survive on some surfaces for several days.
“To date, there is no evidence that the Coronavirus has spread from the bodies of the dead to the living,” said William Eduard-Crow, a spokesman for the American Continental Health Organization.
Will Webros survive in the corpse?
“However, this does not mean that the body of a person who has died of the disease is not infected with the virus and that you can kiss it or behave in this way, but it is necessary to mourn the dead,” he added. “Exercise restraint and observe safety and health considerations.”
“Except in cases of fever with bleeding (for example in Ebola and Marburg) and cholera, the bodies of those infected are not usually infectious. Only the lungs of those infected with the coronavirus if “If not properly touched during the autopsy, it can cause infection. Otherwise, the body of the dead is not a carrier of the disease.”
Simultaneously, the lungs and other organs of those who die from acute respiratory illnesses may still contain the live virus.
These viruses may be released and spread during autopsies or washing of internal organs.
Relatives and acquaintances of those who have died of Covid-19 infection should ensure that those preparing the body for burial, such as burial staff, are well-trained and well-protected.