SITUATION REPORT OF COVID-19 IN THE REGION OF MURCIA APRIL 10, 2020
In the Region of Murcia to date of the report, there have been 1,413 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection.
The first case was declared on March 6 and confirmed as positive on March 8.
As of yesterday, 231 cases are admitted to hospitals in the Region, of which 42 are in the ICU.
58% of confirmed patients are in home isolation.
275 patients have been epidemiologically discharged and 94 deaths have occurred.
The diagnostic tests carried out for the detection of coronaviruses have been 11927. Figure 1 details the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 in the Region of Murcia from the beginning to April 10, 2020.
Advice for the population about rumors about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) -
- Can the 2019-nCoV be killed with a UV disinfection lamp?
Ultraviolet lamps should not be used to sterilize the hands or other parts of the body, since ultraviolet radiation can cause erythema (skin irritation).
To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, find out about all the measures you can take, which can be found on the WHO website: https://www.who.int/es/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/ advice-for-public.
- Can you kill the new coronavirus by spraying the body with alcohol or with chlorine?
No. Spraying the entire body with alcohol or chlorine does not kill viruses that have already entered the body.
Spraying these substances can damage clothing and mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, mouth, etc.).
Both alcohol and chlorine can be used to disinfect surfaces, provided the relevant recommendations are followed.
There are several measures that can be applied to protect yourself from the new coronavirus.
Start by cleaning your hands frequently with a hydroalcoholic gel or soap and water.
You can consult other protection measures recommended by the WHO on the page: https://www.who.int/es/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public.
Source: murciasalud.es / Murcia.com