How long can coronavirus survive on surfaces and still be infectious?
There’s a lot of debate about this, but I think the smart money is on around about 3 days.
Last Reviewed: 25/03/2020
Novel coronavirus - COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19, caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Find out how to protect yourself.
Coronavirus still detectable in sputum and stool after throat swabs become negative
People with COVID-19 may still test positive for coronavirus in their stool and sputum, even after pharyngeal swabs have become negative for the virus.
What if I have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms?
What are the symptoms of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, and what should you do if you have symptoms?
Can a person be infectious before showing symptoms of COVID-19?
There's no question that people can be infectious before they show symptoms of COVID-19. The question is for how long?
How can I protect myself from coronavirus?
Dr Norman Swan explains what you can do to minimise your chances of getting COVID-19.