Armenia: Coronavirus prompts new mortuary

Armenia: Coronavirus prompts new mortuary

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia has opened a special mortuary for the autopsy of corpses from the coronavirus, the Health Ministry revealed on Monday, August 17.

The morgue has two sections – one for people who have died from particularly dangerous infections, and the other for ordinary deaths.

The two halls have separate entrances, separate ventilation systems, while the one for bodies carrying dangerous infections is equipped with a high-pressure air-conditioning and ventilation system, a special infection table and HEPA filters.

Body identification will be performed via cameras.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 38 to reach 41,701 on Monday. So far, 34,655 people have recovered, 824 have died from the coronavirus in the country, while 244 others carrying the virus have died from other causes.

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