How long can the virus remains active depends a few factors including temperature and humidity. Our high humidity environment actually promotes longer sustainable environment for virus.Parent wrote: ↑Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:05 pm2. When the virus drops on metal surface, it will live for at least 12 hours. So remember if you come in contact with any metal surface, wash your hands with soap thoroughly.
3. The virus can remain active on fabric for 6-12 hours. Normal laundry detergent should kill the virus. For winter clothing that does not require daily washing, you can put it out under the sun to kill the virus.
For parents with suitable apartment or house layout can consider use dehumidifier(s) to discourage airborne virus. Dehumidifiers with ioniser are only useful if negative ions are of a very very small size.