A worker sprays disinfectant on packages at a logistics firm in Gansu province. China has repeatedly suggested that cold chain and imported goods could be a route of transmission for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A worker sprays disinfectant on packages at a logistics firm in Gansu province. China has repeatedly suggested that cold chain and imported goods could be a route of transmission for Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: ‘extremely low’ risk of infection from handling mail, Health Canada says

  • Canadian authorities respond to Beijing CDC’s claim that a contaminated letter from Toronto could be the source of an Omicron case in the Chinese capital
  • They say that in general, ‘coronaviruses including variants do not spread from products or packaging shipped over a period of days or weeks’

A worker sprays disinfectant on packages at a logistics firm in Gansu province. China has repeatedly suggested that cold chain and imported goods could be a route of transmission for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A worker sprays disinfectant on packages at a logistics firm in Gansu province. China has repeatedly suggested that cold chain and imported goods could be a route of transmission for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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