Covid-19: Elderly in UK care home embrace technology to beat coronavirus lockdown


Copping chats via Facebook Portal to her daughter Sandra at the Foxholes Care Home as the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues, in Hitchin, Britain. — Reuters

HITCHIN, England: Residents in a British care home are embracing technology to stay in touch with friends and family as the country faces the possibility of weeks of lockdown amid the coronavirus epidemic.

One newcomer to video-calling is 84-year-old Minnie Copping, a resident at Foxholes Care Home in Hertfordshire, north of London.

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