Scientific Committee Member Ateş Kara, in a recent statement, said that the speed of transmission of coronavirus slows down at temperatures above 25 degrees. He stated that this slowdown was 3.1 percent in 1 degree increase.
Since the first period of coronavirus pandemic, the issue of whether the virus will decrease in hot weather has been frequently discussed. Scientists, who said that this virus can withstand very high temperatures, explained that the ultraviolet rays provided by the sun are effective in killing the virus, even if it is not the temperature.
3.1 percent drop at 1 degree
Recently came to our country from Africa heat wavespoke again of the effect of temperatures on the rate of propagation of COVID-19. Scientific Committee Member to this question, which has confused many people Fire Black replied. Speaking of research done in Harvard and MIT, Kara said,It showed that the air temperature above 25 degrees caused a decrease in SARS-CoV-2 transmission. However, since this does not mean that it is not infected when the weather is hot, we should continue with the precautions. Increases one degree, 3.1 percent reduction in contamination" said.
Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Ateş Kara stated that the virus has been shown to decrease the coronavirus transmission rate as a result of researches. 3.1 percent per 1 degree He said that. These explanations show us that if the COVID-19 pandemic precautions are continued, it can be largely prevented in the summer months.
What's the latest situation in Turkey?
Coronavirus pandemic has shown a steady decline in our country in recent weeks. In our country, where the number of cases is gradually decreasing, the numbers that are recovering continue to increase. There is also a serious drop in the rate of intensive care and intubated patients. This situation causes the number of deaths to decrease day by day.
so far in Turkey 149,435 people coronavirus was found. While 4,140 of these people died, 109,962 were saved. According to this table in our country COVID-19 which is 35,333 There are people.