CDC: coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise cabins up to 17 days after passengers left

CDC: coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise cabins up to 17 days after passengers left

The coronavirus can survive on surfaces for up to 17 days, a study published Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
The study examines two public health responses to COVID-19 outbreaks on the Carnival-owned Diamond Princess ship in Japan and the Grand Princess ship in California.
The virus “was identified on a variety of surfaces in cabins of both symptomatic and asymptomatic infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated…” the researchers wrote.

via CNBC CDC: coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise cabins up to 17 days after passengers left