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To determine the time for which the coronavirus dies in the water

Almost all the particles of the coronavirus (90%) die in water at room temperature for 24 hours, 99.9% in 72 hours, told RIA Novosti press-service of Rospotrebnadzor.

In the center "Vector" of Rospotrebnadzor studies have been conducted to determine the viability of a novel coronavirus in water samples, explained in a press-service.

"It has been shown that in deklarirovanie water and in seawater the virus does not multiply, but may persist. At the same time, inactivation of the novel coronavirus is directly dependent on water temperature. In water at room temperature 90% of the virions of coronavirus died within 24 hours and 99.9% within 72 hours", - stated in the message.

When this water is boiled, leads to the complete destruction of the virus and in chlorinated water, the virus loses its viability, said the press service.

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