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Scientists recommend at least 40% humidity in public buildings to curb COVID-19 spread

Updated : August 21, 2020 12:40 PM IST

The scientists said tiny drops of five micrometres in diameter, such as those produced when speaking, can float in the air for up to nine minutes.
At a higher humidity, the scientists said droplets grow faster, fall to the ground earlier, and can be inhaled less by healthy people.
Scientists recommend at least 40% humidity in public buildings to curb COVID-19 spread

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