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Quarantine affects almost half of Lithuanians, one in ten cannot cover food costs

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Low-income families in Lithuania have been most affected by the ongoing quarantine. According to an April survey, they lack money to cover basic living costs. “Eleven percent of people in Lithuania lack money for food, and a fifth cannot cover rent or utilities,” Rūta Žiliukaitė, a sociologist at Vilnius University, is quoted in the press release by the National Poverty Reduction Centre NGO. These problems are mostly felt by families…