Covid remains infectious for at least five minutes in bathrooms


Covid may linger and remain infectious in shower and steam rooms for at least 20 minutes after an infected person has left, a study suggests.

Bristol University researchers found that the SARS-CoV-2 virus thrives in humid or damp environments. 

Until now, studies into how infectious the coronavirus is in various settings relied on an imprecise method that involved spraying viral particles into sealed drums. 

But they didn’t accurately replicate the nuances that occur when an infected person…



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