Washing your hands helps protect against COVID-19. It is reported gazety with reference to the research experts at University College London in the journal Open Wellcome Research.

after Analyzing the works devoted to the transmission of influenza and coronavirus infections, scientists have concluded that washing hands 6-10 times a day reduces the spread of coronaviruses by 36% in comparison with the washing of hands up to five times a day.

Scientists believe that washing your hands capable enough to effectively protect from COVID-19, due to its mechanism of spread similar mechanisms of spread other coronaviruses.

However, the scientists emphasize the importance of not only the frequency of hand washing, but the thoroughness of this procedure: the time it should take at least 20 seconds.