By Cathy Elelman • 20 March 2020 • 12:26
SOLIDARITY: A local seamstress made 200 face masks and donated them to Garrucha council
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Garrucha @AytoGarrucha
WITH the coronavirus health crisis turning face masks into an essential item, the local community in Garrucha is pitching into the battle against Covid-19.
Members of the Nuestra Señora del Rocio sisterhood have set about making face masks in their workshop for medical staff. The sisterhood also put out a message in its Facebook page calling for other people to get in touch and contribute to their efforts.
Another Garrucha local, a seamstress by profession, had made 200 masks and donated them to the council.
The local authority told press that “dozens of companies and residents have joined the cause and are doing their bit.”
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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