Brazil finds coronavirus in sewage sample from Nov. 2019
Updated 20:06, 03-Jul-2020

Researchers at the Federal University of Santa Catarina announced on July 2 that they had detected the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes COVID-19, in the wastewater samples collected on November 27, 2019, in Florianopolis, capital of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Earlier, the Spanish researchers also find coronavirus in waste water sample from March, 2019.