US rough sleepers face new challenges amid coronavirus lockdown

Some 10,000 homeless people living in Washington DC have nowhere to go as shelters, cafes and restaurants close.

    In America's capital, rough sleepers are being left with nowhere to go during the coronavirus pandemic as even shelters close their doors.

    With cafes, shopping centres and restaurants closed across Washington, DC, homeless people are facing challenges they have not encountered before.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports.


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