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Air samples from hospitals, bathrooms, ICUs show high level of coronavirus

Business Today | 25/12/2020 04:35 PM | Click to read full article

A new study has shown that half of the air samples collected from several hospital hallways, ICUs, and a fifth from bathrooms have high levels of the coronavirus in them. It also showed that air in ICUs is much more contaminated with coronavirus than air from non-ICUs.  

The study stated that 82 out of 471 samples i.e 17.4% collected from close patients' environments were positive for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.