Waste Possibly Infected With Covid-19 Becoming a Concern

Thailand’s Environment Institute (TEI) is raising awareness over contaminated plastics and medical waste accumulating daily. The Institute estimates that the amount of used surgical masks nearly reaches 1 million pieces a day.

TEI president Wijarn Simachaya said the Covid-19 coronavirus disease not only harms public health it also raises the amount of waste surgical masks to 1.5-2 million pieces a day.

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