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Free mask distribution for the needy and vulnerable to continue in Torremolinos

Ortiz with the masks. sur
Ortiz with the masks. sur
  • The initiative is aimed at families already receiving social welfare benefits, among others

The Social Welfare department of Torremolinos town hall has distributed 5,000 face masks to underprivileged families and those in vulnerable situations.

The scheme was introduced in response to the latest decrees set out by the Junta de Andalucía regarding the wearing of masks in all public spaces.

The first round of the initiative, which began last week and will continue throughout August, is aimed at families benefiting from social welfare and families with dependent children. The town hall pointed out that it intends to increase the number of masks available for distribution, while the number of beneficiaries will also be expanded over the next few weeks.

Mayor of Torremolinos José Ortiz said, "The initiative is aimed at those people most in need and most at risk: our aim is to ensure they will have masks to protect themselves and their families."