How many hours do coronavirus (coronavirus) live on which surfaces?
Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, spreads from person to person. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, he sends the virus-containing droplets into the air. Then a healthy person can breathe in these droplets. If you touch a surface or object that contains the virus and touch your mouth, nose, or eyes, you can get the virus.
What You Need to Know About Coronavirus,
The coronavirus (Coronavirus) can live on surfaces such as countertops and door knockers for hours and days. How long it will last depends on the material from which the surface is made.
Here are the places where coronavirus (coronavirus) lives and surfaces
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) do not know if exposure to heat, cold or sunlight affects how long they remain on the surfaces.
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Metal
Examples: door knocker, jewelry, silverware
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Wood
Examples: wood, furniture, floor covering
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Plastics
Examples: Packaging such as milk containers and detergent bottles, subway and bus seats, backpacks, elevator buttons
2 or 3 days
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Stainless steel
Examples: Refrigerators, pots and pans, sinks, some water bottles
2 or 3 days
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Cardboard – Paper
Examples: Shipping boxes
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Copper
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Aluminum
Examples: Soda cans, water bottles
2 to 8 hours
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Glasses
Examples: glasses, measuring glasses, mirrors, windows
Up to 5 days
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Ceramics
Examples: plates, crockery, mugs
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Paper
The length of time changes. Some types of coronavirus live only a few minutes on paper, while others live up to 5 days.
The coronavirus (Coronavirus) does not appear to have spread through exposure to food. However, it is a good idea to wash fruits and vegetables under running water before eating them. Scrub with a brush or your hands to remove any germs that may be on their surface. Wash your hands after visiting the supermarket.
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and Water
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) was not found in drinking water. If it enters the water source, your local water treatment plant will filter and disinfect the water, which should kill germs.
Coronavirus (Coronavirus) and fabrics
Coronaviruses (Coronavirus) can live on various other surfaces such as fabrics and looms.
What to do to prevent coronavirus (Coronavirus)?
To reduce your chance of capturing or spreading coronavirus, clean and disinfect all surfaces and objects in your home and office daily.
Which surfaces should be disinfected to protect from coronavirus (Coronavirus)
- Bathroom and kitchen counters
- Door handles and knockers
- Bathroom fixtures
- Remote controls
Use or wipe home cleaning spray. If the surfaces are dirty, first clean them with soap and water and then disinfect. Keep the surfaces clean even if everyone in your home is healthy. Infected people may not show symptoms, but they can still spread the virus to the surfaces.
Wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds after visiting the pharmacy or supermarket or bringing in packets or packs. Do the same after receiving a newspaper delivered.