A staff member sprays disinfectant on packages to be delivered as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a logistics company in Zhangye, Gansu province. Photo: AFP
A staff member sprays disinfectant on packages to be delivered as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a logistics company in Zhangye, Gansu province. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China tells delivery firms to step up disinfection of packages

  • Guidelines released after traces of the pathogen detected on a number of parcels
  • Transmission of the disease via mail unlikely, health experts say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A staff member sprays disinfectant on packages to be delivered as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a logistics company in Zhangye, Gansu province. Photo: AFP
A staff member sprays disinfectant on packages to be delivered as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a logistics company in Zhangye, Gansu province. Photo: AFP
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