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Covid-19 lockdown affected lives of 65% elderly due to job loss: Report

The study also highlighted that 42 per cent of the elders reported worsening of health conditions during the lockdown

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Coronavirus | COVID-19 | elderly people in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



Story in numbers: Elderly population is alone and vulnerable amid lockdown
Due to the lockdown, the study said 78 per cent of elders faced challenges accessing essential goods and services nationally

The lockdown impacted the livelihood of 65 per cent of the elders and they either had no work or faced a drastic loss in their wages during the period, according to a new study.

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First Published: Mon, June 15 2020. 14:25 IST

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