How long time does Coronavirus survive on different surface and can they infect you?


Day by day Coronavirus infected person numbers are increasing very fast. People are staying at home to avoid the contact form Coronavirus infected person. According to researchers SARS-COV-2 viruses is survive for only 14 hours without any host cells. But "USA'S Centers for Disease Control and prevention" (CDC) confirmed that they found a RNA of SARS-COV-2 virus in Diamond Princess ship after 17 days of it's passengers left this ship. So this new Coronavirus life span is not fixed, it's surviving duration is different on different surface without host cells.

Researchers explained the COVID-19 disease symptoms and spreading process is same as SARS & MERS virus. SARS-COV-2 spread through the air particles and touching via contaminated objects. COVID-19 disease is a dangerous infectious respiratory tract illness and it largely spread by droplets in the air. SARS-COV-2 virus droplets entered into atmosphere by sneezing and coughing of infected person. The new Coronavirus droplets are so havier than other air molecules so these infected droplets are falldown on any surface, if anyone touch these objects they also infected.

SARS-COV-2 viruses also have been found to persist for few days on surface. The "USA national institute of allergy and infectious disease" department confirmed this Coronavirus will be inactive by increasing of temperature and humidity in air and also ultraviolet rays can destroy it's RNA chain.

How Long Time SARS-COV-2 Virus Survive Without Host Cells?
  1. SARS-COV-2 viruses can survive on stainless steel for upto three days so all transportation network have been stopped because vehicles are made with stainless steel.
  2. This new Coronavirus can live on plastics objects surface for upto 72 hours so after using of any plastic products carefully senitized hands.
  3. SARS-COV-2 virus can last on cardboards for upto 24 hours so after receiving any home delivery products carefully senitized hands.
  4. The novel Coronavirus can existing on glass surface for upto 96 hours so every shopping malls have been closed.