New CDC guidelines: Can you get COVID from surfaces? – Deseret News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidance to say there is no significant risk of getting the novel coronavirus from surfaces.
CDC updated surface guidance
The CDC said people generally dont get COVID-19 from touching surfaces. People generally get COVID-19 from direct contact with someone who is infected or through airborne transmission.
- It is possible for people to be infected through contact with contaminated surfaces or objects (fomites), but the risk is generally…