Can COVID-19 spread through currency notes? Here is the correct way to disinfect them


While the usage of currency notes and its relation in the spread of the virus has been a cause of concern from the beginning of the pandemic, the recent study clearly highlights the longer survival time of the virus on banknotes. According to the researchers, “The findings related to banknotes are of a particular significance, considering the frequency of circulation and the potential for transfer of viable virus both between individuals and geographic locations.”

Similarly, the robust nature of the virus also calls for regular cleaning, wiping and sanitizing of all glass surfaces–like your smartphones–as they potentially pose a risk of transmission of the virus.


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