Health researchers say wearing masks and washing your hands often is more important than wiping down surfaces when it comes to protecting yourself from the coronavirus.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 24: Co-owner and business manager Lorenso Silva sanitizes surfaces at The Uncommon Mane on November 24, 2020 in Huntington Beach, California. As COVID-19 cases continue to increase statewide, hair salons are allowed to operate indoors under purple tier restrictions that include proper sanitation and 25 percent capacity. California recorded 11,123 new infections and 64 deaths today. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)