health authorities said yesterday (28th) that the corona19 virus was also detected in the hats and shoes of employees used inside the Coupang distribution center. It means that the virus has been exposed to such a wide range within the distribution center, and more attention is paid to the courier that consumers receive as well as worries about the rest of the employees.

Reporter Nam Joo-hyun.

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health authorities understand that it is difficult to disinfect and ventilate because of the nature of the Kupang Logistics Center, which is open 24 hours a day.

It is a vulnerable environment to Corona 19.

In fact, a corona19 test was conducted on the distribution center facilities and goods, and the virus was detected in the hats and shoes used during the work.

It shows that the interior of the distribution center has been extensively contaminated and that the prevention measures have not been followed.

[Kimoran / Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of National Cancer Center: Wearing a mask, sterilizing hands, ventilating, and then it is not easy to get out of so many places. It is quite contaminated in many places (which means.)]

However, it has not been confirmed whether the detected virus is infectious or alive.

Virus experts believe that even if it is a live virus, it will not be in large quantities and will likely die out during delivery.

In a U.S. study, corona19 virus was found to survive up to 24 hours on corrugated cardboard, so it would not be easy to maintain infectivity through the courier delivery process.

[Songdaeseop / University, Korea University Pharmacy Professor (story) of very hard work Although the degree of concentration in to the radio when even if buried in the degree of virus even if the courier box surface adhering to the cap, would have been delivered;

experts Corona 19 As the situation has been prolonged and the number of couriers has increased, the government advises that it is also necessary to consider the mandatory sterilization system for courier vehicles.

For consumers, it is important to wash their hands after receiving a courier service.