ORIHUELA City Council are distributing essential Personal Protective Equipment to businesses that remain open throughout lock-down.

Given that access to PPE involves ‘great difficulty’, the council have stepped up to help workers on the front line, fighting against the spread of Coronavirus.

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HIGHLY-EXPOSED: Food retailers

Víctor Valverde, Councilor for Emergencies, stated that “food retailers are highly exposed to contagion by Covid-19 since they spend many hours serving the public.”

He reported that “about 1,600” of the life-saving pieces of equipment will be distributed by Civil Protection staff and the Department of Sports.

Hundreds of bottles of hydroalcoholic gel will also be handed out to businesses.

In a press release this afternoon, April 22, the council listed the types of establishment to receive deliveries of PPE, shortly.

– Large supermarkets.
– Medium supermarkets.
– Small shops
– Butchers
– Greengrocers
– Bakeries
– Fishmongers
– Tobacconists
– Animal food stores.
– Food stores to take away or at home.
– Grocery stores
– Mobile phone shops

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