Check out the list of most infectious surfaces with a higher risk of Covid-19 transmission:
It’s been months that we are dealing with coronavirus now and whether it is indoors or outdoors there is no place too safe from COVID risk. New researches and studies have proven how fast and easy COVID-19 can spread from one surface onto another. It is not only super easy for novel coronavirus to spread from one carrier to another, but the virus also shows a tough response when it collects on a certain day to day use stuff like currency. So, there are some surfaces that carry a higher COVID transmission risk than others. Be careful when you touch these. Check out the list below:
Windows on public transport
Now that public transport is running like metros, buses you need to be extra careful about touching high-contact surfaces when you travel. Even though social distancing norms are followed, the poles and windows are made out of steel or glass which can be good places for viruses to stay. Also, these surfaces are touched by other travelers.
A recent study shows that coronavirus can stay up to 28 days on paper notes. To avoid money exchange, just think of the transmission risk involved in this.
- Cell phones
Cell phone screens are the biggest infectious carrier of viruses or any kind of germs. From using our fingers on it to carrying it everywhere we go, our smartphones are a hotspot for bacteria. You should sanitize your phone daily. The same danger applies to tablets, computers, and other screens also.
- Stainless steel utensils
The virus can not survive in high heat, but it can stay in steel appliances that you use frequently. Clean your steel appliances, kitchen tabletops and other surfaces daily and properly.
- Hospital waiting room
Hospitals have cleaning and sanitization norms. But still, the least safe place in the hospital is the waiting room. So many people visit the room which transmits the germs. So, visiting a hospital right now may not be the best thing to do.