Social assistance groups in Turkey working to help seniors and the infirm confined due to coronavirus have so far extended a helping hand to over a million people, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

These groups work in coordination with provincial governor’s offices and local administrations, providing services ranging from distributing food and personal care products to delivering pensions, said a ministry statement.

As part of measures to stem the virus’ spread, the elderly and people with chronic health conditions are under a curfew as they are at great risk for the disease.

Now, assistance groups, including members of

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