10 Things You Think You Know About the Coronavirus But Actually Don’t

10 Things You Think You Know About the Coronavirus But Actually Don’t

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1. COVID-19 can live on surfaces for up to three days

Of course, we all know that we shouldn’t grab the seat at our favorite coffee shop next to a person who’s coughing away, but have you stopped for a second to think about who was sitting at your table before you and your loved ones… even as long as three days ago?

The truth is, coronavirus can live on surfaces up to 3 days after an infected person has left. A new study from the National Institutes of Health, which has not yet been peer reviewed, found that coronavirus can live on plastic and stainless steel for as long as three days.

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