Kashmir Covid Deaths : DAK Makes Important Annoucement
Srinagar Apr 29: Clearing confusion on transmission on coronavirus and Kashmir covid deaths, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday made it clear that there is no risk of transmission of infection from the bodies of persons who die from the novel coronavirus. The virus does not survive in the body after death, said the torchbearer of Covid 19 fight in Jammu Kashmir, said Nissar Hassan
As of now, there exists no strong evidence of a person being infected from the exposure to a corpse who died from coronavirus,” said DAK President Dr Nisar Ul Hassan
Dr Nissar Hassan said that the main agent of transmission of COVID-19 is through respiratory droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
“There is no chance of spread of infection from a dead person. The dead person won’t cough or sneeze,” he said.
Dr Nisar Hassan, in a statement, said that the health care workers and family members should be made aware that dead people (coronavirus deaths) cannot spread the novel virus and there is no reason to worry as long as standard precautions are followed.
So far , Jammu Kashmir has witnessed 8 covid related deaths and 500 plus cases.