CASH AND CORONA VIRUS

CASH AND CORONA VIRUS

Now, in this new twist,  the first thing to note is that China is attempting to sterilize its own currency, confirming my suspicion that the virus can be transmitted in this fashion. There are, however, a few additional things to note here; citing from the beginning of The Guardian article:

China is disinfecting and isolating used banknotes as part of efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 1,500 people, officials have said.

Banks use ultraviolet light or high temperatures to disinfect yuan bills, then seal and store the cash for seven to 14 days – depending on the severity of the outbreak in a particular region – before recirculating them, China’s central bank said at a press conference.

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