On 5 October 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated that Covid-19 can be spread through airborne particles that can linger in the air “for minutes or even hours” — even among people who are more than 6 feet apart. COVID-19 also spreads through contact with contaminated surfaces. Infection could be spread by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching our own mouth, nose, or eyes. Surfaces contamination (extracted from WEBMD) listed how long Covid-19 can survive on various surfaces.
Metal (doorknobs, jewelry, silverware) 5 days
Wood (furniture, decking) 4 days
Plastics (milk containers and detergent bottles,
subway and bus seats, backpacks, elevator buttons) 2 to 3 days
Stainless steel (refrigerators, pots and pans, sinks,
water bottles, door handles) 2 to 3 days
Cardboard (shipping boxes) 24 hours
Copper (pennies, cookware) 4 hours
Aluminum (soda cans, tinfoil, water bottles) 2 to 8 hours
Glass (drinking glasses, measuring cups, mirrors,
windows, shelves) Up to 5 days
Ceramics (dishes, pottery, mugs, decorative) 5 days
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Topic: THE FUTURE OF WORK: HOW DOES COVID19 SPREADS?
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