How long can SARS-CoV-2 survive on surfaces?
COVID-19 Surface

How long can SARS-CoV-2 survive on surfaces?

Endre Szvetnik
Endre Szvetnik

Answer: Depending on the material, the virus causing COVID-19 can stay on surfaces for days. Recent research suggests that SARS-CoV-2 could last longer on some surfaces than previously thought and that crucially, it could stay viable on the outer layer of surgical masks for up to seven days.

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