10 Places You Shouldn’t Visit Even If They Are Open

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5. Gyms

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If you’re a fitness buff, you probably can’t wait to get back into the gym. But, you might want to hold off on that for a while. That’s because gyms have several “high-touch” surfaces (i.e. workout equipment, doorknobs, toilets, bathroom fixtures, etc.) that could be teeming with bacteria, including viruses like COVID-19. Not only that but there’s usually a lot of talking, panting, and sometimes coughing that goes on in gyms. And, because COVID-19 is a respiratory virus, you could easily become infected.