As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters
As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: China tries to bolster confidence in banknotes as fears of contamination mount

  • China’s central bank has stepped up efforts to assure the public that handling cash is safe amid the coronavirus pandemic
  • Concern the virus can be transmitted by banknotes and coins has led to a surge in online search activity about safety

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters
As the coronavirus has spread in China, the central bank has begun disinfecting cash. Photo: Reuters
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