The coronavirus infection cases are increasing every hour. The latest data shows 179,256 cases worldwide and 7,067 deaths so far. When the outbreak is at its peak, some claims are being spread on social media and other platforms that are questionable as well as full of doubts.
One such claim is that the new coronavirus can be transmitted through mosquito bites. This claim is widely questioned by many, including health experts.
World Health Organisation in its statement clearly asserted that there has been no information nor evidence to evince that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes.
“The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose,” WHO added.
As there is no evidence to this date about any kind of transmission of the virus through mosquito bite, the claim in all its manner is undoubtedly a fake claim.
Claim: Coronavirus can be transmitted through mosquito bites.