Environmental cleaning: Due to the potential survival of the virus in the environment for several days,
the premises and areas potentially contaminated with the 2019-nCoV should be cleaned before their
re-use, using products containing antimicrobial agents known to be effective against coronaviruses.
Although there is lack of specific evidence for their effectiveness against 2019-nCoV virus, cleaning with
water and household detergents and use of common disinfectant products should be sufficient for
general precautionary cleaning. Tests carried out using SARS-CoV showed that sodium hypochlorite is