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Current evidence suggests that COVID-19 spreads from an infected person through:
However, there is some concern that using CPAP could spread the virus through the exhalation port, which allows carbon dioxide to escape from your mask. This port also may release smaller virus-containing particles as an “aerosol,” which can remain suspended in the air for a few hours. It is possible that your bedpartner could inhale these virus particles. Therefore, it is important to sleep alone by isolating yourself in a separate bedroom. You can continue to use CPAP while sleeping in this recovery room.
DISCLAIMER: Careica Health encourages you to follow the advice put out by the Government of Canada regarding COVID-19. The information above is for educational use only. Careica Health is unable to provide specific medical advice regarding COVID-19.