An advisory issued to the states on 13th April 2020 for the protection of 160 million senior citizens from coronavirus, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ,and Geriatric Department of AIIMS Delhi.
Senior citizens aged above 60 especially those with medical conditions are particularly susceptible to infections during these times. There are 28 million people over the age of 80 or who need medical help, while the number of elderly and poor is 0.18 crore.
Note: The official advisory is attached as pdf
Source: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt of India