Carrefour launches the sale of masks in Madrid supermarkets

Carrefour launches the sale of masks in Madrid supermarkets

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Masks for sale in a supermarket. (Carrefour)

The sale of masks has reached Spanish supermarkets, although for now with geographical limitations. The French group Carrefour has masks from today Saturday in all its centers in the community of Madrid. The company has included this product in its usual assortment, marketing boxes of 10 units. at a price of 8.90 euros, without purchase limit (or 0.89 euros each). This means staying slightly below the maximum price set by the Ministry of Health (0.96 euros). Offer arrives just one day before children under 14 can leave tomorrow Sunday from home accompanied by an adult

The masks for sale at Carrefour are hygienic and non-reusable, have a filtration efficiency of 95%, good breathability and are indicated for adults and children from 12 years, according to the distribution group in a statement sent this Saturday. Until now, the main way of buying masks in physical establishments was through pharmacies, a group that publicly supported the establishment of a maximum price by the Government.

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The confidentialChildren under 14 years of age may walk outdoors, without being obliged to accompany an adult in carrying out essential activities

The company has also detailed the measures that it has undertaken to guarantee the sanitary safe purchase in its centers. In this sense, it provides its clients with hydroalcoholic gels, gloves and practices zero contact in home deliveries, gauging controls in its stores, it has established minimum distances of 2 meters in counters and single row, it has installed 6,000 separation screens in its boxes, open them alternately and promote contactless payment and zero paper through its app.

Regarding hygiene and disinfection measures has mobilized 900 technicians who clean three times a day baskets, cars, common areas, entrances, toilets and changing rooms, cold furniture, boxes, counters, construction sites and online orders. The chain has specified that it will gradually extend the sale of masks to the rest of Spain.


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