Homeless stay in streets as they fear infection in overcrowded shelters

Ljubljana, 23 March - One of the population groups in Slovenia that has it hardest during the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak are the homeless. The situation is becoming paradoxical as many of them opt to stay in the street in the cold as they fear they could get infected in overcrowded shelters.

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A homeless person.
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