Covid-19 Info from Johns Hopkins Hospital Part 2

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Covid-19 Info from Johns Hopkins Hospital Part 2

The virus is very fragile and decays on its own, depending on the temperature, humidity and type of material where it lies.  While the virus is glued to a porous surface, it is very inert and will disintegrate in 3 hours (fabric and porous), 4 hours (copper and wood), 24 hours (cardboard), 42 hours (metal) and72 hours (plastic).  Never shake clothing, sheets or cloth or use a feather duster because the virus molecules float in the air for up to 3 hours and you can breathe them in.  The more open or naturally ventilated the space, the less concentration of the virus there can be.

Wash your hands before and after touching your face, food, locks, knobs, switches, remote control, cell phone, watches, computers, desks, TV, etc. and when using the bathroom.  Because frequent hand washing can dry your skin, use a thick moisturizer to keep the virus molecules from hiding in cracked skin.  Keep your nails short so the virus can’t hide there.