Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, March 19
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, people have been compelled to self-isolate and quarantine themselves to contain the spread of the virus.
While the infection virus is a major threat to the immunity system of all age, the elderly are more at risk.
COVID-19 has spread across the globe and has claimed nearly 8,000 lives. Multiple nations have undergone a virtual lockdown.
During this time of emergency and social distancing, a “free mobile food support” initiative has been taken in Slough, a town in Berkshire, England.
The service provides “healthy and nutrition” food by the Sikh community of the town. Mostly to the people above the age of 65, and quarantined.
Taking to Twitter, an associate of the community Harjinder Singh Kukreja said: "Are you 65+ plus? In #Coronavirus isolation? Need support to get food? Sikhs in Slough, UK have come up with Mobile Food Support for the elderly & isolated & are Providing FREE HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS essentials to help them! Pls share!"
Are you 65+ plus?— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) March 17, 2020
In #Coronavirus isolation?
Need support to get food?
Sikhs in Slough, UK have come up with Mobile Food Support for the elderly & isolated & are Providing FREE HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS essentials to help them! Pls share! #COVIDー19mx #CoronavirusOutbreak #Sikh pic.twitter.com/l0kqpATzk9
According to reports, on Tuesday, 14 more people were reported to have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus in England, bringing the United Kingdom's death toll at 71.
Sikhs are always leading the way in the midst of crisis. Thank you for your dedication and service!— Hanna (@hanna_meiners) March 17, 2020
There are some good people in this country😀— Paul Streeting (@PaulStreeting) March 17, 2020
¡You're so helpful! I am so grateful for your patience and dedication.— Florence (@flore_turcio) March 17, 2020
Good job.— OZAbbey (@9AbbeyOZ) March 17, 2020
Sikhs are by far the most compassionate people i have ever seen.— Banker (@Anki_Bhardwaj16) March 17, 2020
Nice gesture from Sikhs 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏— Bir Singh (@birsinghsawhney) March 17, 2020
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