Coronavirus leaves China with mountains of medical waste

More than 20 cities across mainland China have been overloaded with medical waste, with Wuhan, the centre of the Covid-19 outbreak, producing up to six times more medical waste than usual, authorities said.Medical waste treatment facilities in 28 other cities are working at full load, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment told a press conference on Wednesday, without specifying what the other cities were.Hospitals in Wuhan, home to 11 million people and 80 per cent of those who died from…