In the water system of Paris have found a coronavirus. It is reported by French radio station RFI.
The virus was discovered in the pipes through which flows non-potable water.
Paris officials said that water flows through a separate pipe system, which is not related to taps in homes. This water is used in fountains for watering and washing of streets.
In the mayoralty of the French capital stressed that the risk to drinking water is completely absent.
The presence of coronavirus in water revealed during routine tests in four of the 27 samples. Municipal service say that the amount “negligible”, however, the use of this water has stopped.
How the coronavirus was in technical water, is unknown.
The radio station reminds that the world health organization claimed: to be infected with the coronavirus through the water impossible.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning of 20 April coronavirus infection around the world contracted for a 2 404 071 people. Died 165 229, 624 698 recovered.
In France, the coronavirus has infected 154 people 098, 744 19 dead, 37 188 recovered.