Taiwanese supermarket imposes COVID restrictions after 180 cases were reported Taiwan News

Taiwanese are coming to supermarkets after 180 new COVID-19 cases were announced.

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese have rushed to supermarkets for food and goods following the Central Epidemiological Command (CECC)’s announcement of 180 new, local COVID-19 cases on Saturday (May 15).

PX-Mart said all its stores have suspended food and beverage samples and have temporarily closed public toilets. Also, cashiers should wear gloves and staff should disinfect with bleach once every four hours. The number of visitors or the number of cleaners will increase according to the use of trolleys and commercial carts.

Since the supermarket chain is club members up to 90 percent of consumers, almost every purchase can be tracked. There are also restrictions on the number of people entering at the same time. If the number of shoppers exceeds 100, the store will immediately implement emergency controls and ask people to take anti-epidemic measures, CNA Announced.

In collaboration with the new Taipei and Taipei Joint Tracking System, shoppers will be required to scan a QR code and provide basic contact information, including their name, phone number and arrival time, to enter the store. If they do not have cell phones, they will need to fill out a paper registration form.

Sophia Harrison

Part time worker

I'm Sophia Harrison working as a part-time staff at the Costco since the past year until I become as an author at the iron blade, hope I can use my experiences with the supermarkets here.

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