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Safety of takeout food during coronavirus pandemic

With restaurants transitioning to takeout, drive-thru or delivery, is your food still safe from being contaminated from the coronavirus?

Posted: Mar 23, 2020 11:47 AM
Updated: Mar 23, 2020 11:50 AM

Coronavirus is able to live on surfaces such as cardboard and plastic for between 24-72 hours. However, local experts say there is no reason to worry any more than usual with the risk of being exposed to coronavirus through takeout or delivery food. 

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