Turkey’s Environment Ministry on Thursday issued a circular on the management of wastewater as part of measures against the deadly COVID-19 outbreak.

As part of the efforts to stem the novel coronavirus, Turkey’s Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum announced a new circular right after another one on waste management.

“Disinfection will be applied to the treated wastewater used in irrigation. Water sports and crop washing will not be allowed in river areas where treated wastewater is discharged,” Kurum said on Twitter.

Treatment facilities will strictly apply hygiene rules, he added.

On Tuesday, the ministry announced the 15-article circular

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