Video Duration 02 minutes 12 seconds

Special coronavirus precautions taken to protect elderly

Al Jazeera looks at what is being done in Miami, Florida, to help reduce the risks for senior citizens.

The novel coronavirus has proven particularly dangerous for the elderly and people with underlying health conditions.

Eighty percent of those who have died from the illness in the US were 65 and older.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Miami on what health authorities and the public are doing to help their most vulnerable citizens.