How long does coronavirus live on different surfaces?

Posted by Carolina Plugaru on

(Source The Guardian)

Coronavirus RNA was found on a cruise ship 17 days after passengers left. What are the risks of handling packages and groceries?

More people are staying indoors to avoid contact with people potentially infected by Covid-19. But in light of a recent report from the US’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that said RNA from the virus that causes Covid-19 was found in the Diamond Princess ship 17 days after its passengers had left, what are the risks of handling packages, groceries and what scientists call “high-touch” surfaces?

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