PHOTOS Unmanned vehicles make contactless deliveries to quarantine areas in Guangzhou

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Unmanned vehicles make contactless deliveries to quarantine areas in Guangzhou

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14:07, June 06, 2021

Unmanned vehicles are making deliveries to residents under COVID-19 quarantine in Liwan district, Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province. According to official data, a total of 51 supply sites have been set up in the closed-off areas. Special self-driving vehicles are sent to make round-trip deliveries, to ensure convenient, fast and efficient service for people staying indoors. (Photos: China News and Southern Metropolis Daily, compiled by Liu Tongshan)

At 7 am on June 4, a convoy of two driverless minibuses and two driverless taxis is about to enter Liwan District to make deliveries.

Staff loads the bus with food and drinks, preparing to get on the Hedong Bridge to enter Liwan District.

Unmanned delivery vehicles have completed more than 10 deliveries by the afternoon, carrying mainly basic daily necessities, such as food, water and medicine.

Guangzhou has tightened anti-epidemic measures in parts of the city to curb the recent COVID-19 resurgence. The city has closed off 38 zones. Unmanned vehicles are helping to safely deliver goods to these zones, reducing the risk of spreading the virus.

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