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Banks Sterilizing Paper Money to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission

Banks Sterilizing Paper Money to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission

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The FINANCIAL -- A growing number of businesses and individuals worldwide have stopped using banknotes in fear that physical currency, handled by tens of thousands of people over their useful life, could be a vector for the spreading coronavirus. Banknotes may be spreading the new coronavirus so people should try to use contactless payments instead, the World Health Organization has said. Customers should wash their hands after touching banknotes because infectious Covid-19 may cling to the surface for a number of days, the UN agency said on Monday night.…

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Banks Sterilizing Paper Money to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- A growing number of businesses and individuals worldwide have stopped using banknotes in fear that physical currency, handled by tens of thousands of people over their useful life, could be a vector for the spreading coronavirus. Banknotes may be spreading the new coronavirus so people should try to use contactless payments instead, the World…