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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Volunteers played vital role during coronavirus lockdown in Xinjiang” – below is their description.
During the lockdown in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, community volunteers had a vital role to play, delivering vegetables, medicines and other essential supplies to residents who were not permitted to leave their apartments.CGTN YouTube Channel
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