Aug 21, 2021

What Temperature Kills Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is sensitive to high temperatures.

Research shows it can be quickly killed at 70°C (158°F). It’s possible that slightly lower temperatures may also be effective, but these require a longer exposure time.

Aside from laundry, there aren’t many temperature-related ways to safely and effectively kill the new coronavirus in your home. Additionally, some temperature-related methods can actually be harmful.

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