This small study collected samples from 2 quarantine rooms, where 2 pre-symptomatic SARS-CoV2 positive individuals had stayed, and found SARS-CoV-2 on multiple surfaces.
- 11 samples were taken in each room, 22 samples in total. Swabs were taken from the following sites: door handle, light switch, faucet, bathroom door handle, toilet seat/flush handle, thermometer, TV remote, pillow cover, duvet cover, sheet, and towel.
- For Patient A’s room, the light switch, bathroom door handle, pillow cover, duvet cover, sheet, and towel were all positive for SARS-CoV-2
- For Patient B’s room, the faucet and pillow cover were positive for SARS-CoV-2