Mines are Covid-19 hotspots, study finds, infecting remote parts of world
- About 4,000 mine workers infected in 18 countries
- Virus spread to indigenous communities near mines
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Mining sites in Canada, the US and around the world have become hotspots for the spread of coronavirus, and approximately 4,000 mine workers in 18 countries have tested positive, according to a report by an international coalition of non-profit groups.