Scientists suggest coronavirus could spread from corpses

Scientists suggest coronavirus could spread from corpses

Scientists suggest coronavirus could spread from corpses

The state's health department states that Indore accounts for most of these deaths, where 37 patients of novel coronavirus breathed their last.

Scientists in Thailand said they identified the first case of somebody dying from COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, after catching it from a dead body.

Thailand has reported 2,672 cumulative infection cases and 46 deaths so far.

"At present, there is no data on the exact number of COVID-19 contaminated corpses since it is not a routine practice to examine for COVID-19 in dead bodies in Thailand", the study adds.

BuzzFeed News was the first to report on the letter.

Thailand has reported 2,579 confirmed cases and 40 fatalities since the outbreak began in January, with over half the cases in Bangkok, a spokesman of the government's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, Taweesin Wisanuyothin said on Monday.

A respiratory therapist and new mom from Washington has returned home after spending weeks in the hospital fighting COVID-19 and even delivering her baby while in a medically induced coma.

"Autopsies and the ensuing investigations pose real risks for coroners to get infected by Covid-19".

Forensics workers must have to wear protective gears, including masks, gloves, goggles, and caps.

"The disinfection procedure used in operating rooms can also be applied in pathology / forensics units", the authors wrote.

It's not clear how long the virus remains in a corpse, but the latest discovery suggests that precautions should be taken when handling bodies during a pandemic, the authors said.

The Bishop had held a service on March 22, where in a sermon given to a crowd of congregants he said, "I firmly believe that God is larger than this dreaded virus", according to CBS affiliate WTVR.

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