Medisci Talk: How Long Does The Covid-19 Virus Last?

how long covid 19

How long does it last?

For the virus must rely on people or animals to live when outside the body or animal it will weaken

  • The virus lives in the air, mucus, sputum, saliva, and tears and lasts for 5 minutes
  • Viruses live on objects such as floors, tables, doorknobs and last for 7-8 hours
  • Viruses live in cloth or tissue paper and last for 8-12 hours
  • The virus lies on a table, flat surface and lasts for 12-48 hours
  • Viruses live in water for 4 days
  • The virus stays in a refrigerator below 4 degrees Celsius for up to one month


  • Eat freshly cooked food processed by heat.
  • When eating with other people There should always be a center spoon.
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or alcohol-based hand washing.
  • Wear a hygienic mask when entering a community or crowded place.

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