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Coronavirus: Cleaning and disposal of waste

During this time you can use your usual household products, such as detergents and bleach, as these will be very effective at getting rid of the virus on surfaces. Frequently clean touched surfaces.

Personal waste (such as used tissues) and disposable cleaning cloths can be stored securely within disposable rubbish bags. These bags should then be placed into a second bag, tied securely and kept separate from other waste in the room in which you are self-isolating. Keep aside for at least 72 hours before putting into your usual external household waste bin.

Other household waste can be disposed of as normal.