Updated how long COVID-19 can live on surfaces

WebMD — very reliable source

So I will start by saying, I did not read the article. My question is, unless you are licking surfaces or touching your face, not washing hands what are the chances of getting this from a surface?

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Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face.

Just like your grandma taught you.


Even the most fastidious handwasher no face touching person will err. It is part of being human.

CDC says COVID-19 contamination from surfaces is unlikely.

This article states

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 mainly spreads from person to person. When someone who is infected coughs or sneezes, they send droplets containing the virus into the air. A healthy person can then breathe in those droplets. You can also catch the virus if you touch a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touch your mouth, nose, or eyes.

I’m going with the conservative view and considering surfaces as a vector

Read the article—The good news is the germ doesn’t seem to easily spread on food surfaces