Coronavirus

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Official government press releases.

Tips and

useful info

  • This new virus is not heat-resistant and will be killed by a temperature of just 26/27 degrees
  • It hates the Sun
  • If someone sneezes with it, it takes about 10 feet before it drops to the ground and is no longer airborne
  • If it drops on a metal surface it will live for at least 12 hours – so if you come into contact with any metal surface – wash your hands as soon as you can with a bacterial soap
  • On fabric it can survive for 6-12 hours and normal laundry detergent will kill it
  • According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, it is thought that there are 2 ways that COVID-19 can be spread.
  • Person-to-person spread
    • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
    • Between people who are within about 6 feet from one another.
    • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes
    • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
  • Spread from contact with infected surfaces or objects
    • It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes
  • Should you experience a fever, symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing,¬†difficulty in breathing, been in close contact2with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently travelled to an area with ongoing spread, we highly recommend that you consult a medical expert for immediate testing