India set gangs to collect and sell muzzles and gloves from garbage
Bombay's Navi Police, bombay's twin city, said Friday that it had seized 3.8 million disposable surgical gloves, washed, dried and packed for resale.
"They bought about 35 plenty of used gloves from different hospitals, and that they were curious about selling them at reduced prices to merchants," said Detective Subash Nikam, consistent with AFP.
"They sold 6,000 to 10,000 pieces, and that they were in touch with many other buyers to sell the remainder ," he said.
Demand for private protective equipment has increased significantly within the giant country of 1.3 billion people, with the amount of individuals infected with the new CORONA virus exceeding 3.45 million and 62,000 deaths.
Many Indians cannot afford to shop for high-quality muzzles, and use only tissues or scarves to hide their faces.
Health authorities in east India's Bihar state have announced that they need dismantled several gangs in recent months involved within the sale of used muzzles collected from hospital garbage bins.
Prior to the outbreak of the "Covid 19", India was experiencing a thriving trade used medical equipment, including needles that were originally intended for single use, and whose reuse could lead on to outbreaks of great diseases, including AIDS and hepatitis.