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'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot

Malie Nguyen Malie Nguyen

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May 27, 2021 | 08:36

A supermarket is giving free essentials for workers in locked-down areas. More than 190,000 workers in Bac Giang have been off from work due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

The Labor Confederation of Bac Giang province has supported workers in locked-down areas in recent days by organizing 'zero dong' supermarkets. Workers coming to 'buy' goods are required to wear face masks and maintain a safe distance from each other, Zing News reported.

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

The 'supermarkets' provide free necessities and food to workers. Since May 20, the Bac Giang Labor Confederation has established 10 such supermarkets.

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

Under the plan issued by the Provincial People's Committee, each worker is given necessities and food worth 75,000 VND/ per day (3.25 U.S. dollars).

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

Standing Vice Chairman of the Bac Giang Labor Confederation Nguyen Van Bac said that more than 850 workers in the province were F0 cases, 11,200 were F1 and 36, 000 were F3. As many as 83,000 people have been put under lockdown. More than 196,300 workers have been off from work due to the pandemic.

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

Bac Giang has also received many aid packages from individuals, organizations and other localities.

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

Meaningful packs of rice amid the complex Covid-19 situation.

'Zero dong supermarket' provides essentials in Bac Giang coronavirus hotspot
Photo: Zing News

In the latest Covid-19 outbreak hitting the country on April 27, Bac Giang is the biggest hotspot with 1,481 community transmissions recorded.

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