Some of the information you are receiving needs to be confirmed. Use your resources and follow-up to learn the "proper action" to take.
Learning how long this virus will live among the human population taking lives is continually underway, know your challenges.
This research focused efforts on how a virus spread from cell to cell within the human body (circa 2009). Know your challenges.
The virus spreads from person to person not only through the air, but also by touching the living virus on surfaces around you. This figure is showing data from research experiments detailing similar coronaviruses (not COVID-19) living on different surface materials (circa 2020).