2 weeks Coronavirus can last 28 days on glass, currency, study finds Inquirer
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY --- The virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus, Australian researchers said on Monday, highlighting the need for cleaning and hand-washing to combat the virus. Findings from the study done by Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, appear to show that in a very controlled environment the virus remained infectious for longer than other studies have found. CSIRO researchers found that at 20 degrees Celsius, the SARS-CoV-2 virus remained infectious for 28 days on smooth surfaces such as plastic banknotes and glass found on ... more