Can coronavirus spread in water? Summer safety warnings during the reopening

Can coronavirus spread in water? Summer safety warnings during the reopening
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[Ed. – Media reports that Trump advised Americans to drink chlorine in 5, 4, 3, …]

Everyone into the pool — just remember to leave your face mask on deck.

While seemingly mundane activities — including attending religious services, getting a haircut and dining at your favorite restaurant — are all high-risk for catching COVID-19, swimming during the coronavirus appears to be relatively safe.

Experts report that the virus does not live in pool water. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread through the use of pools and hot tubs.”

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But before you do your most obnoxious cannonball into the deep-end, here is what you need to know to ensure that an afternoon at the pool will not end with the virus swimming in your bloodstream.

Chlorinated pool water is fatal for the miserable microbe. “The average amount of chlorine in a pool is going to kill the virus.”…

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