Updated on 01/02/2020 at 20:45
A 72-year-old Peruvian woman died from coronavirus in the city of Los Angeles, in the United States, and his body was repatriated to our country, TV Peru reported.
The document issued by the California Department of Public Health indicates that the Peruvian citizen died at the Torrance Memorial Medical Center on January 17.
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According to the death certificate, the cause of his death is the deadly virus of Chinese origin that triggered pneumonia and other complications in his health.
According to the doctor Marco Almeri, the transfer of the body will not generate any type of epidemic. “When a body dies it changes the temperature and all the chemical conditions. Therefore, it is impossible for the virus to survive, ”he told TV Peru.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported on January 31 that there are no cases of coronaviruses registered within the country, after conducting the examinations of the three Chinese citizens and one Peruvian, who works as their translator, and were isolated, from preventive way, in the Dos de Mayo Hospital.
For his part, Dr. Manuel Loayza, director of the Center for Disease Prevention of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), said that in the coming days new implements will arrive from the United States to identify the disease more quickly.