Qs and As: How long can Novel Coronavirus survive outside humans?

Question: How long can Novel Coronavirus survive outside humans?

Answer:
  • According to a research study done by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, at 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit) the SARS-COV-2 virus remained infectious for 28 days on smooth surfaces such as plastic banknotes and glass found on mobile phone screens.. The study was published in Virology Journal..

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