Wastewater shows Durban may already be in third wave

Researchers say there may be more infected people in eThekwini municipality than what is being reported

01 June 2021 - 17:13 By suthentira govender

Durban may already be in the third wave of Covid-19 infections, according to a comprehensive analysis of wastewater.

The Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology (IWWT) at the Durban University of Technology — which is leading Covid-19 wastewater surveillance in Southern Africa — revealed on Tuesday that recent analysis indicated that the metro “is already experiencing the third wave”...

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