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South Africa prepares to protect groundwater from coronavirus mass graves

With researchers noting that little is known about how long the novel coronavirus survives in water, South Africa wants to avoid sudden, poorly planned burials that could result in the virus or other pathogens passing into water supplies. If burial sites are chosen that have potential to impact the environment, with no mitigation plans, there is high risk for groundwater contamination.

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-safrica-water-feat/south-africa-prepares-to-protect-groundwater-from-coronavirus-mass-graves-idUSKBN22R1CD

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