According to a study by the University of Arizona, your keyboard harbours 400 times more bacteria than your toilet. Your phone screen is also another hub spot for bacteria, although less so than your keyboard. If you’re not careful, these bacteria can cause a whole range of infections, so, given the circumstances, it would be a good idea to clean your tech devices. Research finds that COVID-19 can be inactivated within a minute by disinfecting surfaces.
While you may want to clean your tech devices, some substances can in fact cause damage to them. Back Market, a refurbished marketplace dedicated to electronics have created a simple guide to help properly disinfect your phone and keyboard.
Here are a few simple steps to effectively clean your keyboard and phone:
To protect against the spread of coronavirus and other diseases, experts have advised the public to clean their phones twice a day; once at lunch and again before dinner.
By following these simple tips, you may get ill less often and improve your chances of avoiding the coronavirus. So, get cleaning!
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