As of Today, March 28, 2020- we have more than half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19 all over the world. According to John Hopkins University & Medicin – Corona Virus Reseach Center we have 621,636 cases around the world. I believe there’s no better time than now to be extra careful in keeping your smartphone clean.
Because according to a study published in February 2020 under the Journal of Hospital Infection, COVID-19 viruses and alike are capable of surviving up to a week on smooth surfaces (9 days even), and that includes a smartphone screen.
I believe good sanitation is key in keeping clean and safe, making it particularly relevant for every active Pinoys smartphone users. Other than constantly washing your hands with soap and water as recommended by the World Health Organization, we need to make sure to practice these safety tips on cleaning our phone: (Check this out image from OPPO Philippines)
Dr. Lena Ciric – microbiologist from University College London, these simple ways of sanitizing our phones has been proven to significantly cut down numbers of bactiria found on our phone surfaces.
So stay smart by doing your part in keeping safe, and always make it a habit to sanitize your phones!