The latest research from Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has found the virus was “extremely robust,” surviving for 28 days on surfaces when kept at 20C (68F), which is about room temperature. The Report concludes that this data should be considered in strategies designed to mitigate the risk of fomite transmission during the current pandemic response. CSIRO chief executive Dr Larry Marshall said “establishing how long the virus really remains viable on surfaces enables us to more accurately predict and mitigate its spread, and do a better job of protecting our people.” In light of this new evidence Corona Busters CEO Wahid Ahmed said “We urge the UK Government to do the same.”

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