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Visual aid of REALM test results: Surfaces

The REALM project has tested materials to determine how long the SARS-CoV-2 (the virus which causes COVID-19) can survive on surfaces common in archives, libraries and museums.

These materials were all part of Test 6, and the chart includes information about the type of material tested, and how many days the virus was found to survive on the material. Details on all of the REALM test results, are available for review.

The resource can be used to share information about the REALM project with your stakeholders. The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation, and this resource be updated as new information becomes available.

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Last update: November 19, 2020