Does amount of time affect COVID social distancing ?

Like if you quickly walk right by someone, do you still

need to be ~6 feet away?

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  • Andy C
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    It does, but not enough to not be distancing.   Grocery shopping is difficult. 

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    you probably still need to be 6 feet away

  • 1 month ago

    You are describing "casual contact".

    Almost all covid transmission occurs between "close contacts". Within 6ft of someone for 15minutes during a 24hour period (adds up to 15minutes).

    Dr. Dean Blumberg, Director of Infectious Disease at UC Davis medical school = story on 10 myths of covid.

    - we don't get it at the grocery story = quickly walking by someone does not generate the type of viral load we need to create a covid infection

    (I paraphrased his info)

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