Judge: In open water to be infected by the coronavirus not

Open water are not dangerous from the point of view of transmission of coronavirus, since exposed to large amounts of sunlight kills the virus. This was stated by the expert of the Center for molecular diagnostics CMD TSNII of epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor Mikhail Lebedev.

According to Lebedev, currently there is no evidence that the coronavirus that is transmitted from person to person by airborne droplets, can spread through water. At the same time, the expert noted that bathing in open water there is a risk of Contracting hepatitis a, parasitic diseases and parasitic infestation, reports TASS.

According to Lebedev, a list of reservoirs, suitable for swimming, it is necessary to clarify in the territorial bodies of Rospotrebnadzor.

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