Clothing and textiles have a lower risk of coronavirus contagion

How long the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 can live on a soft surface — and more importantly, how easy or hard it is to spread this way — isn’t clear yet. So far, available evidence suggests it can be transmitted less easily from soft surfaces than frequently-touched hard surfaces, such as a doorknob or elevator button.

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A study tited Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents that was published at the end of January in the Journal of Hospital Infection show that the previously known coronavirus (SARS-CoV) survived for up to two days on disposable hospital gowns, five days on metal surfaces and nine days on plastic.

It is important to dry your hands on paper towels and not cotton ones which can harbor germs and viruses.

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