Can coronavirus live on pillowcases and sheets?
Unfortunately, coronavirus can live on fabrics for 2-3 days, so that would include pillowcases and sheets. But unless the sheets have been in contact with the outside world (someone who is infected, or the virus on a surface), the chance of that being there is low. Of course if there is someone with symptoms of cough/fever/fatigue, or someone who has tested positive, and has slept on those sheets, the chances are higher. At this time, to prevent infection, it is important to follow social distancing and good handwashing, too.
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