You need to know the viral infection dose and can that amount be present/transferred from contact with a ball.....or a batter/catcher/umpire....Hmmm, maybe I should research things before posting questions.....No transfer from sweat:
Should I stop going to the gym?Dr. Lisa Maragakis, senior director of infection prevention at Johns Hopkins, answers some of the top questions on the coronavirus and COVID-19.www.hopkinsmedicine.org
As the new coronavirus is spreading, be cautious about all possible exposures, including at the gym or fitness center. The virus isn’t spread through perspiration (sweat), but items touched by many people (barbells, etc.) could pose a risk. In order to practice social and physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is best to avoid public places at this time.
The very moment someone mentions the increase in new cases without mentioning the increase in testing, I must assume they have an agenda or are being intellectually dishonest. The real number is the % of new cases relative to the number of tests......which is declining.I thought this post had a lot of good information to help put the guidelines into context and did not have a lot of overtly biased opinion. Makes me feel better about DD playing softball but worse about using the restrooms, flying to the big tournaments, and going out to restaurants while there but YMMV.
Please read this link to learn about the author and background to these posts. It seems many people are breathing some relief, and I’m not sure why. An epidemic curve has a relatively predictable upslope and once the peak is reached, the back slope can also be predicted. We have robust data from...erinbromage.wixsite.com