In the first week of quarantine in Lithuania, thousands of volunteers in the capital of Vilnius stepped up.
Entrepreneurs went online to raise funds for medical equipment. Telecommunications companies provided resources to coordinate the joint effort. Volunteers offered to walk the dogs of overworked doctors and nurses who couldn’t get home.
Distilleries and chemical plants began using their lines to produce disinfectants. Popular restaurants decided to provide free food for medical staff, servicemen, volunteers and isolated people.
Others started a plan to help the elderly by doing their shopping for them, and making sure they got official messages by using posters, flyers and even drones.
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