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Low Risk of Catching COVID From Surfaces, CDC Says in Updated Guidance

New York Post

There is not a significant risk of catching the coronavirus from an infected surface or object, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a coronavirus guidance update on Monday.

People generally catch COVID-19 through direct contact with a sick person or droplet or airborne transmission, the nation’s top health agency said.

“It is possible for people to be infected through contact with contaminated surfaces or objects (fomites), but the risk is generally considered to be low,” the revised guidance states.

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