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SARS-CoV-2 can survive for 4 weeks on glass, money and metal – News-Medical.net

Published in the Virology Journal, the study shows that the virus can stay infectious for more extended periods on surfaces such as phone screens, stainless ste…

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Ten months into the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, scientists learn more about the virus on a daily basis.
Previously, studies have pointed out that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can persist on surfaces for days. Now, a new study provides an alarming finding that the virus can persist on surfaces for up to 28 days.
Published in the Virology Journal, the study shows that the virus can stay infectious for more extended periods on surfaces such as phon…

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