A worker prepares food deliveries for residents under lockdown in Xian, Shaanxi province, on Wednesday. Many residents are relying on deliveries for food and other necessities. Photo: Reuters
A worker prepares food deliveries for residents under lockdown in Xian, Shaanxi province, on Wednesday. Many residents are relying on deliveries for food and other necessities. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: official tells locked-down Xian residents they will get food deliveries

  • Commerce ministry has been coordinating with six neighbouring provinces to ensure supply of daily necessities, spokesman says
  • Many in the Covid-hit city have complained that they cannot buy what they need; a Xian official says the problem is a worker shortage

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker prepares food deliveries for residents under lockdown in Xian, Shaanxi province, on Wednesday. Many residents are relying on deliveries for food and other necessities. Photo: Reuters
A worker prepares food deliveries for residents under lockdown in Xian, Shaanxi province, on Wednesday. Many residents are relying on deliveries for food and other necessities. Photo: Reuters
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