translated from Spanish: Can coronavirus be infected through banknotes and coins?

Going out on the streets to do the shopping became the only activity that all Argentines can do, but a with recommended care and the barbijo put at all times. However, the payment measures have caused the most doubt, especially with the use of cash. Beyond face-to-face protection, coin banknotes and cards are often handled without gloves anywhere and many do not give it the importance it deserves, so the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) expressed itself on the issue and made it clear that this can cause a person to get coronaviruses.
«There is no evidence to confirm or disapprove. However, the droplets that come out of a person with COVID-19 can contaminate and remain on the surfaces,» they say from the international body on the subject and therefore makes the recommendation of the subject.» Wash your hands frequently, with soap and water, after touching surfaces or objects, including coins and banknotes. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose if your hands are not clean,» they said from the organization so that people can keep their precautions, just as it was recommended to disinfect purchased items and each item used by more than one person.

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