As the Coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, many Kenyans now fear to contract the virus after it emerged that various surfaces could be the agents of spreading the disease.
Below is a list of 15 common objects we all come into contact with on an almost daily basis;
- Phone handsets
- Door handles of cars/house/toilet/fridge
- TV remotes
- Taps shutter/opener
- Table surfaces
- Bag handles
- Computer mouse
- Lift/elevator buttons
- Biometric scanners in banks
- ATMs buttons
- Pens/document Files
- Laptop keyboards
- Using the same towel to wipe your wet hands
The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention recommends daily disinfection for frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
The CDC also recommends the use of detergent or soap and water on dirty surfaces before disinfection.