How long does coronavirus live on surfaces?

There are different categories of surfaces and in this post, I shall be analyzing each surface and how long the virus can stay alive, long enough to get transmitted to another person

Metal

Examples include rails, doorknobs, jewelry etc

Duration: 5 days

Glass

Examples include mirror, window, goblets etc

Duration: Upto 5 days

Ceramics

Examples include mugs, dishes etc

Duration: 5 days

Paper

Duration: Upto 5 days

Wood

Example include furniture

Duration: 4 days

Plastic

Duration: 2-3 days

Stainless Steel

Examples include sink, water bottle

Duration: 2-3 days

Copper

Duration: 4 hours

Aluminium

Duration: 2-8 hours

Source: CDC

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