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He Barcelona, through its Foundation, will deliver 30,000 masks to the Health Department of the Generalitat of Catalonia, a material provided by the Chinese insurance company Taiping Life Insurance, which is a regional partner of the Catalan entity.
As reported by the club in a statement, the health authorities will distribute these masks depending on the needs they consider appropriate with the aim of helping to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
Is about daily use masks for non-health personnel which have been made in China, which have arrived in Barcelona this week, and which will be used for nursing homes.
Taiping Life Insurance, once the situation in China registered an improvement, contacted Barça to help contain the virus, which according to the latest estimates has already affected more than 500,000 people worldwide and has caused more than 27,000 deaths.
At the beginning of the health emergency, when China was positioned as one of the most affected and contagious countries, FC Barcelona wanted to show its support for the Chinese people with solidarity action before the League match against Getafe on February 15.
The players from both teams jumped onto the pitch accompanied by the boys from the Peña ‘Dracs Units Xinesos pel Barça’, who wore a shirt with the message: Stronger Together (‘United, we are stronger’).