“Operation COVID 19 this morning … that’s it, the first disposable masks arrived in the Mediterranean!” Announces the association “Operation Clean Sea” on Facebook by publishing images of masks and gloves found at the bottom of the ocean on Saturday, May 23.
On the same day, the association forwards a video of Laurent Lombard, co-founder and liberator of the association “Operation Clean Sea”. In this video, Laurent Lombard is filming a dive in the Mediterranean. In two minutes 20 he brought up a dozen latex gloves and almost as many masks. The video is accompanied by this legend: “Do you want to swim with COVID-19 this summer …? (….) We waited for them to arrive but not in the right place … the first disposable masks have appeared in the Mediterranean. ..! “. It has been viewed more than 160,000 times.
On Facebook, internet users were annoyed.