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Last Updated: 02 July 2021

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On February 11 2020, World Health Organization announced the official name for the disease that is caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, COVID - 19. The virus itself has been designated SARS - COV - 2 by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. According To World Health Organization, Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from common colds to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. 2019 Novel Coronavirus, formerly known as 2019 - nCoV and now known as SARS - COV - 2, is a new strain of Coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. It is important to note that how easily a virus spreads person - to - person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious, while other viruses are less so. Investigations are ongoing into the severity, andotherfeaturesassociated with the novel Coronavirus, but person - to - person spread is occurring. According to CDC, patients with confirmed infections have reported mild to severe respiratory illnesses with symptoms including: CDC believes at this time that symptoms of COVID - 19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure. This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS Viruses. Cdc states that viruses are thought to spread mainly from person - to - person. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled in lungs. It may be possible that person can get COVID - 19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way viruses spreads. The virus that causes COVID - 19 seems to be spreading easily and sustainably in community in some affected geographic areas. There is much more to learn about transmissibility, severity, and other features associated with the novel Coronavirus and investigations are ongoing. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid being exposed to viruses. Cdc always recommends simple everyday preventative steps to help prevent the spread of respiratory virus, including: As with all infectious diseases, good hygiene can play a role in controlling its spread. However, most important publichealth recommendation means people report to the nearest health facility if they develop any symptoms indicative of Coronavirus. Call the office of your health care provider before you go and tell them about your travel and your symptoms. They will give you instructions on how to get care without exposing other people to your illness. Visit CDC website to learn more on What To Do if You Are Sick. Due to recent speculation and social media activity, RB has been asked whether internal administration of Disinfectants may be appropriate for investigation or use as treatment for Coronavirus. As global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body.

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Chlorine kills coronavirus on surfaces

Wearing gloves outside of these instances will not necessarily protect you from getting COVID - 19 and may still lead to the spread of germs. The best way to protect yourself from germs when running errands and after going out is to regularly wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Wear reusable or disposable gloves for routine cleaning and disinfection. Clean surfaces using soap and water, then use disinfectant. Cleaning with soap and water reduces the number of germs, dirt and impurities on the surface. Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. High touch surfaces include: tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc. Always read and follow directions on the label to Ensure Safe and Effective Use. Wear skin protection and consider eye protection for potential splash hazards. Ensure adequate ventilation. Use no more than the amount recommended on the Label. Use water at room temperature for dilution avoid mixing chemical products. Label dilute cleaning solutions. Store and use chemicals out of reach of children and pets. You should never eat, drink, breathe or inject these products into your body or apply them directly to your skin as they can cause serious harm. Do not wipe or bathe pets with these products or any other products that are not approved for animal use. See EPAs 6 steps for Safe and Effective Disinfectant Use external icon. Special considerations should be made for people with asthma and they should not be present when cleaning and disinfecting is happening as this can trigger asthma exacerbations. Learn more about reducing asthma triggers.

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Chlorinated pool water kills viruses

pH and its Effects

Water QualitypH
- Poor Chlorine Disinfection - Eye Irritation - Skin Irritation> 8.0
- Most Ideal for Eye Comfort and Killing Germs7.8 7.6 7.2
- Eye Irritation - Skin Irritation - Pipe Corrosion< 7.0

When the proper amount of chlorine is added to pool water, it kills germs, including viruses. The amount of chlorine in water needs to be properly Maintain in order for its disinfectant qualities to be effective. This is why lifeguards and pool managers test chlorine and pH levels throughout the day and make adjustments as needed. Because chlorinated pool water has been shown to kill viruses, it is likely that it also kills Coronavirus, but this hasnt been confirm. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that when swimming pools are properly Maintain, chlorine in water should inactivate Coronavirus, which would prevent the virus from spreading. This makes sense, because there is no evidence that Coronavirus Spreads to People through Water in Pools, according to the CDC. Base on what we know about chlorine and other viruses, it is likely safe to swim in a properly Maintain pool, provide you continue to observe rules of social distancing and proper hand hygiene.

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Public pool safety

pH and its Effects

Water QualitypH
- Poor Chlorine Disinfection - Eye Irritation - Skin Irritation> 8.0
- Most Ideal for Eye Comfort and Killing Germs7.8 7.6 7.2
- Eye Irritation - Skin Irritation - Pipe Corrosion< 7.0

Even though Coronavirus isnt spread through chlorinated pool water, it may be spread in public pools in other ways. Viruss can spread through the air when infected people breathe, so it is important to stay 6 feet away from people outside of your household. Virus may linger for hours on hard surfaces, so be sure to wash your hands well after touching handrails, counters or other hard surfaces. To lower your risk of Coronavirus while in a public pool: stay 6 feet away from people you DONT live with, whether youre in or out of water, wash your hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer often avoid touching your face. DONT share food or drinks with anyone wearing face covering when you arent in Pool DONT wear face covering in Water; theyre hard to breathe through when theyre wet if its not overly crowd, its safe to have fun, enjoyable afternoon at Public Pool with your family, say Dr. Cicogna. Just make sure to follow safety guidelines and consider leaving if you can no longer maintain those important safety practices.


Can COVID-19 be transmitted via water?

It is actually a respiratory virus, Lavin say, meaning that the virus is transmitted via tiny droplets of spit and mucus that may be expelled when coughing and sneezing. These droplets can speed undetected from person to person, causing infection after the virus enters person's eyes, nose, or mouth. Though this is a typical means of transmission, science is still sorting out particulars of this new, or novel, coronavirus. Question remain about all modes of transmission, which we do know at this point. However, it not believe that it is transmitted by water, Lavin say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on March 10 that the COVID - 19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate viruses that cause COVID - 19.

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Backyard pool safety

Proper pool maintenance is more than just skimming leaves and brushing away algae. It's regularly checking the chlorine level and pH of your pool, especially during times your pool is most frequently used. When chlorine is mixed with water, it creates a weak acid that's ideal for killing many types of germs. It's why we use chlorine as a disinfectant in our pools and hot tubs. Cdc recommends free chlorine level of 1 ppm for your pool and 3 ppm for your hot tub. But, pH, your pool matters, too. Chlorine only works well if pH of your pool falls within the right range. If the pH of your pool is too high, chlorine is much less effective at killing germs. On the flip side, if pH is too low, it can cause pipe corrosion. Cdc recommends keeping pH in your pool between 7. 2 and 7. 8 other factors affect chlorine, too. Any dirt, sweat, pee or poop in water is broken down by chlorine, using up chlorine and reducing the chlorine level of pool or hot tub. In addition, high temperatures, sunlight and any water feature or jets that aerosolize water or create mist also use up chlorine. This means that it's important to regularly check both the chlorine level and pH of your pool. When both chlorine and pH are maintained at the right level and range, result is a perfect balance between germ - killing and pool - system longevity. In addition, this range reduces skin and eye irritation that can occur at both very high and very low pH. One thing to note, however, is that chlorine doesn't immediately kill germs. While it can kill most bacteria in less than a minute, other germs are more chlorine - tolerant. For instance, one of the common causes of recreational water diarrheal illness, Crypto, can survive as long as 10 days in a properly chlorinated pool. This is why it's also important to take steps to swim safely, whether it in a swimming pool in your backyard or one shared by the entire community.

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Cleaning Products That Destroy Coronavirus

Soap and Water Just friction from scrubbing with soap and water can break coronaviruss protective envelope. Scrub like youve get sticky stuff on the surface and you really need to get it off, says Richard Sachleben, organic chemist and member of the American Chemical Society. Discard the towel or leave it in a bowl of soapy water for a while to destroy any virus particles that may have survive. Using antibacterial soap wo give you protection against Coronavirus because it kills bacteria, not viruses. You can still use it as long as you scrub. This is also the only product on this list that we recommend using to combat novel Coronavirus on skin. Everything else should be used only on surfaces.

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