Which streets and houses are treated with coronavirus?

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There is no place in the world today where you can escape the corona virus and the news about it. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has affected the whole world and will unfortunately not go anywhere in the near future. I often remember it, but it still doesn't fit in my head that I might have to spend the whole summer without leaving my house. It is particularly difficult to get used to the need to constantly disinfect door handles, plastic bottles, clothes and not to touch your face. But if we are safe at home or think we are safe, what can we expect on the street? You have certainly noticed that the streets of cities around the world are being renovated every day – especially public places and surfaces that often touch people.

Workers disinfect a kindergarten playground in Guangzhou, China


1 How does the world fight with the spread of CoVID-19?
2 Disinfection in China
3 Disinfection in South Korea
4 Disinfection in Italy
5 Disinfection in Iran
6 Disinfection in Russia

How is the world struggling with the spread of CoVID-19?

One of the most effective ways to combat the spread of the new corona virus is to disinfect surfaces, especially metal and plastic, as the virus can survive on them for up to three days. For more information on which surfaces CoVID-19 is stored the longest, see Daria Eletskaya's article. In one way or another, our knowledge of this infectious virus is sufficient today to ensure that disinfection teams are deployed in kindergartens, government offices, churches, markets, mosques, airports, and public streets around the world. Teams of workers in protective suits usually spray special low-temperature mixtures from trucks, sprinklers, unmanned aerial vehicles and even robots.

According to Business Insider, public health experts believe that disinfecting surfaces that many people normally touch, such as in hospitals, schools, and religious sites, will help destroy the virus. At the time of this writing, CoVID-19 has spread to over 100 countries. In total, more than 400,000 people worldwide are infected and the death toll has exceeded 20,000. We remind you that in our special material, which is updated daily, we have gathered basic information about the new coronavirus and how many people have been confronted with the disease face to face.

But what exactly do you use to disinfect streets and public places? In many cities, special teams use a mixture of bleach and water. According to the World Health Organization, spraying such mixtures can damage clothing and mucous membranes (mouth, eyes, nose). At the same time, alcohol and bleach are very effective in combating the new corona virus and cleaning the surface. For this reason, the disinfection of people is carried out in special suits that follow the rules for handling chemicals. In this article we have put together photos for the disinfection of streets, airports, schools and public transport from all over the world.

Chlorinated lime is a mixture of several compounds at the same time, which is often referred to as a bleach. Nowadays, bleach is widely used for bleaching, disinfecting and removing limescale.

Disinfection in China

China is the honored capital of cyberpunk

Sanitary brigades have been sent to cities across China, including Shanghai, Beijing and Wuhan, to disinfect streets and public places. In addition to trucks filled with bleach and water solutions, workers in protective masks that drive a robotic disinfector sprayer drive the streets with self-balancing scooters. Cyberpunk, otherwise not.

Disinfection in South Korea

Workers disinfect market, South Korea

Today, the new coronavirus mortality rate in South Korea is among the lowest in the world (1.1%). Experts believe that mass population testing and citizen compliance with quarantine will help fight CoVID-19 effectively.

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Disinfection in Italy

Workers disinfect the public vaporetto in a Venice Transport Company depot in Venice, Italy

Italy has suffered more than other countries due to the CoVID-19 outbreak and is now its epicenter. According to various estimates, the number of fatalities due to corona viruses in this country is up to 7% and even 8%. and the strictest quarantine was introduced in Italy at the time of writing, and it is forbidden to leave the house for no good reason (work, grocery shopping or in a pharmacy). However, the good news is that the quarantine works and the number of new infections decreases every day.

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Disinfection in Iran

The medical team sprays disinfectants at the Imam Reza temple after the coronavirus outbreak in Mashhad, Iran

More than 27,000 cases of the new corona virus and more than two thousand deaths have been reported in Iran. Iran has long been in second place after Italy in the number of infected and dead, but today the country has given way to the United States, Spain and Germany.

Disinfection in Russia

An employee disinfects an electric bus in the Moscow trolleybus depot No. 6

At the time of this writing, 840 cases of the new corona virus were registered in Russia, and on March 25, 2020, the President of the Russian Federation declared the week of March 28 to April 5, unable to work. Remember that schools and universities switched to home school by April 12. Disinfection brigades and sprinklers have recently appeared on the streets of Russian cities.