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Healthcare Ministry reminds rules of burial of people died from Covid-19

Source : 112 Ukraine

People who contact the body of deceased should wear personal protective clothing - water-proof insulation robes, gloves, glasses, respirator
13:20, 6 April 2020

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The Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine developed the procedure of burial of people died from coronavirus in terms of the quarantine. Thus, the bodies of diseased should be in the hermetic bag as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported citing Deputy Healthcare Minister Viktor Lyashko.

“The procedure will be clearly spelled out in the regulation of the chief state sanitary doctor but the algorithm is approved by the regulation of the head on liquidation of the consequences of emergency. It is clearly spelled out there what should be done and what people should do to exclude the possibility of infection of people, after the body of a person deceased from the coronavirus disease,” Lyashko said.

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In case of exudation of significant body fluids from the body of diseased, the body should be put in the hermetic bad. Only after it, the body might be put in the coffin. All people who contact the body of deceased should wear personal protective clothing - water-proof insulation robes, gloves, glasses, respirator of at least FP-2 class.

Earlier, the World Health Organization has recommended that no special rules be used for the burial of coronavirus-related deaths. The Ministry of Health has developed instructions for the burial of the dead due to coronavirus, particularly, it asked not to kiss deceased relatives.

Related: First death from coronavirus recorded in Lviv region

As we reported, the general number of people infected with Covid-19 in Ukraine grew to 1,319. The Healthcare Ministry reported that, claiming 68 new cases over the last 24 hours.

 

 

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