As the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic, two Mozambican women said to be employed by a Chinese national, were recently caught washing used facemasks with the intention of reselling it to residents of Sofala province in Mozambique.
According to a Journalist, Alexxandre who reported the incident via his Twitter handle, the face masks were immediately confiscated and destroyed.
He wrote “Dismantled in Dondo, province of Sofala, a group led by a Chinese citizen who was preparing about 25,000 damaged surgical masks for later sale at 25 meticais each.
“A real attack on public health.”
#Alerta: Desmantelado em Dondo, província de #Sofala, um grupo dirigido por um cidadão chinês que se encontrava a preparar cerca de 25,000 máscaras cirúrgicas danificadas para posterior venda a 25 meticais cada. Um verdadeiro atentado à saúde pública… #Mocambique pic.twitter.com/3eu091qMaU
— Alexandre (@AllexandreMZ) April 18, 2020
Mozambique currently has 39 confirmed cases of Coronavirus with 4 discharged patients and no death.