The spread the COVID-19 coronavirus has made more men wash their hands more often, especially after going to the toilet. A recent survey 2,000 men in the UK found that 32 per cent them did not wash their hands after using the toilet. However, social media reports that more men are washing their hands public toilets the outbreak of COVID-19. People Twitter wrote that a month ago, it was unusual to see a man using the sinks a public toilet. Since the outbreak, more men have been washing their hands public toilets. Dan McCoy, a writer from New York, said: "For once, there are lines men's restrooms as coronavirus makes men wash their hands the first time."
Governments the world have stressed the importance regular handwashing. This is not just after using the bathroom but also throughout the day. Doctors say regular handwashing is the best way to stop the spread the coronavirus. Health authorities the UK and USA have told people to wash their hands at least 20 seconds each time - or the time it takes to sing "Happy Birthday" twice. A caller a UK radio station spoke the first time he realised men were washing their hands. It was when he stopped the toilets a highway. He said: "There were eight sinks and men were washing their hands in all them." He also said the men were spending a long time carefully washing their hands.