India's growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers
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India's growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers

India's Covid-19 caseload is consistently rising and people have been urged to wear face masks when they are outdoors.

But it has become a problem as there is so system of safely discarding Covid-19 waste. Rubbish collectors have complained that people are mixing used gloves and masks with other waste, and it's putting their lives at risk.

Workers have urged that they need training and safety gear to properly handle hazardous waste.

Video by Arunoday Mukharji and Pritam Roy

  • 13 Jul 2020