SOME of the near 20 million pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will soon be available free of charge to citizens in Costa Blanca – but who is entitled?

Masks designed to prevent the spread of Coronavitrus will be handed out free-of-charge throughout Valencia, Alicante and Castelló pharmacies.

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Spain’s Ministry for Health has agreed with pharmacies to distribute up to 3.6 million masks, starting tomorrow, Monday April 20.

Those qualifying for free masks are over-65s, and also citizens that fall into the “at risk” category – already suffering with chronic diseases, respiratory diseases and cancer.

Those claiming must produce their SIP card, and three free masks will be given out.

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