A Chinese citizen stole several dozen Sars-coV-2 test kits for illegal rapid tests in Brena district, Lima, Peru.
On Sunday, April 12, police in Lima, Peru, caught Zhang Tianxing, 36 years old, a Chinese citizen, as he prepared to take a Covid-19 sample from two women at his doorstep. them, in Brena district.
The two women paid Zhang for a “home test”, although the service was not authorized by Peru’s Ministry of Health.
At his arrest, Zhang wore a mask and blue protective clothing. Examining his backpack, the police found 25 sets of Covid-19 tests. Later, they found many medical instruments at Zhang’s residence.
Zhang confessed to stealing Covid-19 test kits from the General Department of Integrated Health Network of Lima Sur, where he used to work.
“Zhang Tianxing stole two sets of test kits to ‘conduct business’ for people who suspected they were infected with Covid-19. Zhang does this for the sake of making money. ” – Lima Capital Police declared.
According to the Peruvian Ministry of Health, as of April 12, 45,272 rapid tests were performed in this South American country. Peru currently has 7,519 cases, and 193 people died because of Covid-19.
Information form AFP.