With the Coronavirus situation showing no signs of abating, you can't be too careful about personal hygiene and what you touch in public. And lift buttons, apparently, are a hotbed of pathogens which can transmit diseases, since the lift is an enclosed space, and everybody has to touch the buttons. It's said that the level of bacteria on lift buttons can be up to 40 times higher than on public toilet seat. Eeks. To protect yourself and to protect others in case you're not well, here are a few creative ways of minimising contact with lift buttons.