An elderly Indian couple in Gauhati watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the nation in a televised speech about the Covid-19 pandemic. The lockdown has negatively impacted many of India’s elderly. Photo: AP

Coronavirus lockdown leaves many of India’s elderly stranded without carers, family help

  • India’s three-week lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 has made it impossible for many carers and family members to travel
  • Community initiatives have been started to check on the elderly and deliver food and medicines to them
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An elderly Indian couple in Gauhati watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the nation in a televised speech about the Covid-19 pandemic. The lockdown has negatively impacted many of India’s elderly. Photo: AP
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