Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that includes the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19
|SURFACE||EXAMPLES||DAYS or HOURS|
|Metal||Doorknobs, Jewelry, Silverware||5 Days|
|Glass||Drinking glasses, Mirrors, Windows||Up to 5 Days|
|Ceramics||Dishes, Pottery, Mugs||5 Days|
|Paper||Newspaper, Magazines||Up to 5 Days|
|Wood||Furniture, Decking||4 Days|
|Plastic||Milk bottles, Bus seats, Elevator Buttons||2-3 Days|
|Stainless Steel||Refrigerators, Pots/pans, Sinks, Water bottles||2-3 Days|
|Cardboard||Shipping boxes||1 Day|
|Aluminum||Soda cans, Tinfoil, Water bottles||2-8 Hours|
|Copper||Pennies, Teakettles, Cookware||4 Hours|
|Food/Water||Doesn’t seem to spread through food, and has not been found in water.|
This information is for your reference only and is changing constantly.
Sources: CDC, FDA, Medical Review: Brunilda Nazario, MD, 03/24/2020.
A recent paper published by the US CDC & FDA claims that COVID-19 can survive on various surfaces for days.
Interrupting indirect transmission can only be achieved by eliminating the virus once it has left its previous host and is invisibly lying in wait on contaminated surfaces ready to infect further victims with this deadly disease. Left unchecked, the Coronavirus has been shown to remain invisibly and dangerously infectious on any surface, hard or soft, for days. Thereby allowing it to infect many more potential victims of the disease.
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