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  2. Jan 26, 2024 · Simply put, the virus that causes COVID-19 lives longer on nonporous surfaces like countertops, doorknobs, and handles than on porous surfaces like bedding, clothing, towels, and tissue paper. This is because the expelled droplets in the fibers of porous materials evaporate more quickly.

  3. Sep 19, 2023 · The virus that causes COVID can last on clothing, depending on the material, from a few hours to a few days. It can also remain on other surfaces for days, weeks, or months.

  4. Nov 13, 2023 · How long COVID-19 lasts on surfaces depends on the material, temperature and more. Viruses tend to live longer on hard surfaces like doorknobs and railings.

  5. Feb 26, 2024 · How long can COVID live on clothes and fabric? Theres no evidence that the virus that causes COVID can survive on clothing. In fact, some researchers believe the virus is unlikely to survive on fabric.

  6. Jun 5, 2024 · Mild to moderate illness from COVID-19 usually lasts an average of 10 days. For some people, symptoms fade in a matter of days; for others, it takes weeks. Even mild COVID-19 cases can progress to long COVID or post-COVID syndrome, in which ongoing symptoms remain long after the initial infection.

  7. Apr 4, 2024 · The COVID-19 virus also can spread if people touch their eyes, noses or mouths after touching a surface with the virus on it. Without cleaning and disinfection, the COVID-19 virus may stay on surfaces from hours to days. But the risk of COVID-19 through contact with infected surfaces seems low.

  8. May 2, 2020 · Assuming that you wear clothes, you may have been wondering how long the COVID-19 coronavirus may stay on your various garments. After all, clothing is what typically keeps many of...

  9. Apr 17, 2020 · The study found that the virus can survive, under ideal conditions, up to three days on hard metal surfaces and plastic and up to 24 hours on cardboard. But the study did not look at...

  10. Mar 25, 2020 · While experts don’t know exactly how long the new coronavirus (officially called SARS-CoV-2) remains infectious on clothes and other fabrics, early research shows that the virus can survive on...

  11. Scientists have found viruses similar to the strain that causes Covid-19 can survive on commonly-worn fabrics for up to three days. The study by De Montfort University in Leicester tested a model...

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