Over 70: have you protected yourself from coronaviruses at home? | News from the world


We would like to hear from people over the age of 70 who stayed at home to protect themselves from the coronavirus.

More than five weeks ago, the government told the over 70s to be particularly rigorous in monitoring physical distancing measures – especially for those with underlying health problems – and to limit interactions face to face with family and friends.

Many have not left their homes since and even before. Seniors rely on family and friends, local charities and the government for food and medicine. But some fear that some may have fallen between the cracks.

Share your experiences

How did you find spending weeks at home? Do you have an adequate support network? Are you self-sufficient? What is your opinion on the government’s approach? What do you think of the future?

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