Tips to Disinfect Shoes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Jul 08, 2020

Soon after it was found that shoes may also contain the deadly coronavirus, people started to panic. The virus which was believed to spread through droplets and physical contact can also enter the house through shoes. Thus, it is very important to disinfect your shoes after every visit outside. Also, one very important thing to note is that separate your inside and outside shoes. This would cut down the risk by more than70%. Bringing dirty and outside shoes inside the home allows easy virus transmission. To reduce the risk, always disinfect your shoes after coming back. Keep a sanitizer spray outside for shoe disinfection purpose only. Spray a generous amount of sanitizer on the shoes and if possible, keep them in sunlight. These steps can kill the virus effectively and keep you safe. For more details on this, watch this video.

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