Corona virus is increasing at a rapid rate and expanding to all countries worldwide. The deadly virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to Latin America. More than 92,000 cases got affirmed worldwide. The number of deaths as a result of the infection has arrived at 3,110 all around, as indicated by the WHO.
A software engineer is diagnosed with coronavirus in Hyderabad. Hence, there is a huge demand for masks in the market. As the government is saying that people should use N-95s, they are showing interest in buying them. With this, traders are now provoking. The price of these masks became very high. They are churning out prices that are not even realistic. Generally, the Mask with two layers costs Rs. 1.60.
But some medical shops are selling the mask which costs Rs.1.60 for Rs.20-25. And they are selling N-95 masks which costs Rs.95 for Rs.300. As the government already declared not to do business with Coronavirus. Telangana's government says there is no shortage of masks. The government makes it available. So, the traders have opened up the loot.
People are flocking for masks at Gandhi and Osmania hospitals. The generic masks at generic medical shops are around Rs 15-20. Many are outraging on the traders' insistence on creating an insidious shortage. If the price of a hundred masks was Rs.160 in the past it is now selling up to two thousand. The government should focus on this.