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San francisco: thousands infected by coronavirus after homeless man defecated in drinking fountain

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has issued a warning to all residents after thousands could be infected from drinking at a contaminated water fountain.

Thousands of San Francisco residents could have been infected after drinking from a water fountain that a homeless man contaminated with COVID-19, said health authorities yesterday.

The homeless man apparently used the drinking fountain as a bidet to wash himself off after defecating in the street.

“He always washes himself in the fountain after taking a dump. It’s really disgusting, but the worst part is seeing people drink from it all day afterward,” one local resident told reporters. Read the full article here ▶