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What surfaces spread Coronavirus more easily?

What surfaces spread Coronavirus more easily?

When it comes to transferring COVID-19 on surfaces, it’s all about the porosity. Here’s what you need to know.

Many people mistakenly assume that germs are only passed from one person to another, through personal contact. But, germs can survive on, and be transmitted, by inanimate objects all around us, too. 

  • Porous material like clothing may allow pathogens to survive longer, but it can be harder for a virus to move from your shirt to someone else’s fingers. The matrix fibres in nonporous materials can trap germs, making it hard for them to transfer. 
  • Viruses can transfer more easily from nonporous materials, like the glass screen on your cellphone to fingers, but the virus won’t always survive as long on a glass surface, compared to a jersey.

Antiviral hand sanitizer with 70% alcohol, like OmniProtect Sanitizer Spray, in a convenient aerosol canister, will help prevent contracting COVID-19. Sanitize your hands and surfaces often to disinfect from germs. Handheld room foggers ensure swift and effective disinfection of spaces too. 

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