Covid 19 Decontamination
Posted by      04/21/2020 15:55:53
Covid 19 Decontamination

How should you clean your home to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading?

COVID 19 Decontamination

Cleaning with normal household disinfectant after someone has had suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) will reduce the risk of passing on the infection to other people.

Where possible, wear disposable gloves and a disposable apron while cleaning. After use, these should be double bagged, stored securely for 72 hours and then thrown away in the normal rubbish bin.

With a disposable cloth, clean hard surfaces first using warm soapy water. Then disinfect with the cleaning products you would normally use. Pay attention to frequently touched areas, such as grab-rails in bathrooms and corridors and your door handles

If an area is heavily contaminated, for example with visible bodily fluids from a person who has coronavirus, consider eye protection, mouth and a face mask as well as gloves and apron

Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, immediately after removing protective clothing

Any cleaning aids, such as cloths or mops, should either be disposed of or thoroughly cleaned after use.


Wash items as per the manufacturer’s instructions. Use a warm water setting (at least 60 degrees) and dry them completely. You can wash dirty laundry from an unwell person together with other people’s clothes.

Do not shake any dirty laundry to minimise the chance of dispersing the virus through the air.

Clean and disinfect baskets used for transporting laundry with your usual cleaning products, as per the guidance above.

Dampness helps germs to survive and if there’s water they can multiply. This makes a washing machine the perfect place for a virus to breed. You should, therefore, clean your washing machine on a regular basis after use.

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