Can coronavirus only live up to 9 days on objects, as Kenyan traders claim?

Claim

The Covid-19 virus cannot survive on an inanimate object for more than nine days.
Source: The second-hand clothing lobby group, the Mitumba Association of Kenya (July 2020)

correct

Verdict

Scientific evidence relied on by the World Health Organization, drawn from studies and reviews, shows the virus which causes Covid-19 only survives on surfaces for at most nine days.

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