Is it safe to receive a package from any area where COVID-19 has been reported?

*Per World Health Organization

Yes. The likelihood of an infected person contaminating commercial goods is low and the risk of catching the virus that causes COVID-19 from a package that has been moved, travelled, and exposed to different conditions and temperature is also low.


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4. How does COVID-19 spread?
5. Can the virus that causes COVID-19 be transmitted through the air?
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