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  • Hey, Swedish taxi driver Lars Gore and Dorinson has been picking up some unusual fares over recent months, working as one off 1000 Corona cabbies around Stockholm.

  • Instead of taking passengers where they want to go in the city, he's been collecting and delivering Cove in 19 test swabs between Holmes and laboratory collection points in the Swedish capital.

  • He admits it's taken some time to adapt.

  • Yes, I'm nervous, but I think it's Ah Mawr risky to go to the store and buy groceries or take the commuted the tonal, bona public transport public transport.

  • So I think this is it's a safe way to do your bar.

  • Since the pandemic began, private hire taxi firms have home delivered and collected more than a quarter of a million tests, effectively putting cab drivers behind the wheel of Stockholm's testing regime.

  • Usually, people get their result within 24 hours of a visit from a Corona cabbie, whom they may not even see is the pickup aims to avoid close contact.

  • Sweden drew attention early on in the coronavirus crisis for its decision not to impose locked down measures, but it has since brought in new rules to slow the spread.

  • It has thrown struggling cabbies of financial lifeline during the pandemic a well allowing drivers to stay afloat until the time when people rather than swabs, become their main passengers once again.

Hey, Swedish taxi driver Lars Gore and Dorinson has been picking up some unusual fares over recent months, working as one off 1000 Corona cabbies around Stockholm.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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