Covid-19 indicators spike in KwaNobuhle

06 April 2021 - 09:48 By Guy Rogers
The metro's early warning health surveillance programme has pinpointed disturbing indications in Kwanobuhle
The metro's early warning health surveillance programme has pinpointed disturbing indications in Kwanobuhle
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Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's public health department has warned of a possible Covid-19 flare-up in KwaNobuhle after waste water tests there showed a spike in coronavirus indicators.

Metro spokesperson Robyn Rensburg said the tests were done at KwaNobuhle Waste Water Treatment Works as part of a proactive health surveillance programme installed at each of Nelson Mandela Bay’s sewage treatment plants.

“The city’s public health directorate has introduced a programme to monitor the presence of Covid-19 in waste water.

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