The Ministry of health ordered to be buried in closed coffins of the victims of the coronavirus, and the pathologists recommended to carry anti-plague suits

Russian Ministry of health in its new recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a new type of coronavirus COVID-19, published on Friday, March 27, demanded from all regions of Russia to bury the dead from coronavirus citizens in closed coffins With a lethal outcome from CОVID-19 at the line the Ministry of healthcare in their new recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a new type of coronavirus COVID-19, published on Friday, March 27, demanded from all regions of Russia to bury the dead from coronavirus citizens in closed coffins
Akishin Vyacheslav / Moscow-Live.ru With a lethal outcome from CОVID-19 at the line “d)” part I of the medical certificate of death was listed as U07.1 COVID-19
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the Ministry of healthcare in their new recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a new type of coronavirus COVID-19, published on Friday, March 27, demanded from all regions of Russia to bury the dead from coronavirus citizens in closed coffins.

Along with the treatment options and possible medications in the methodological rekomandali the Ministry stipulates the procedures and order of carrying out of pathoanatomical autopsies of the victims of the coronavirus.

In the event of the death of a patient due to infection caused by COVID-19, the burial of bodies must be carried out in a closed coffin, a recommendation on the website of the Ministry of health.

With a lethal outcome from CОVID-19 at the line “d)” part I of the medical certificate of death was listed as U07.1 COVID-19.

the Ministry recalled that the Russian Federation government resolution dated January 31, 2020 No. 66 “On amending the list of diseases representing a danger to others” novel coronavirus infection (CОVID-19, code of ICD-10) is added to the list of diseases representing a danger to others, along with plague, cholera and smallpox.

But the autopsies of the dead from coronavirus should be mandatory, cancel dissection is not allowed.

In the event of the death in hospital of a patient with established the diagnosis COVID-19 or classified as “suspect and probable case COVID-19” postmortem should be conducted at level 5 – the autopsy by a particularly dangerous infections.

In connection with this office post-mortem, pathological-ANATOMICHESKOE the hospitals and the Bureau of forensic medical examination must adhere to the strict security measures, and staff conducting the autopsy must wear anti-plague suit type II and similar protective clothing, warns the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation.