Aisya Amira Abam Malik teaches her grandmother how to use internet banking applications to send virtual green packets during Hari Raya. Many of Singapore’s elderly citizens who are not digitally savvy have felt cut off during the Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Kimberly Lim

In Singapore, ‘digitally estranged’ seniors grapple with how to celebrate Hari Raya via FaceTime and Zoom

  • Hari Raya Idul-Fitri, which falls on Sunday, will be hard for Muslims who are unable to receive visitors and share meals due to coronavirus restrictions
  • Even though 88 per cent of Singaporeans are internet users, those not digitally savvy feel cut off from loved ones, affecting their mental health
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Aisya Amira Abam Malik teaches her grandmother how to use internet banking applications to send virtual green packets during Hari Raya. Many of Singapore’s elderly citizens who are not digitally savvy have felt cut off during the Covid-19 restrictions. Photo: Kimberly Lim
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