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It’s in the water: KZN unrest was a super-spreader event, says expert

Water analysis puts the number of new cases per day after the protests at nearly double that of before the violence

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If the truth is in the water, then KwaZulu-Natal, and the eThekwini municipality in particular, can soon expect a spike in Covid-19 cases.

This because recent civil unrest and resultant reactions from communities were super-spreader events.

Water-based epidemiology (WBE) data suggests there is a greater number of infected individuals in the eThekwini metro than what is now being clinically reported. The data also suggests clinical case numbers will rise in the days to come.  ..

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