Source: The World Health Organisation
Is it safe to receive a letter or a package from China?
Yes, it is safe. People receiving packages from China are not at risk of contracting the new coronavirus. From previous analysis, we know coronaviruses do not survive long on objects, such as letters or packages.
The Ministry for Education, in consultation with the Ministry for Health, has issued the 2020 Health and Safety Guidelines on Influenza and the new Coronavirus infection. There are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Malta. If you require further information on this virus, you can access the Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Unit (IDCU) within the Superintendence of Public Health, Ministry for Health website by clicking on the image below or visiting the official website on: https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/Pages/temp/Novel-coronavirus.aspx. Continue reading