Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus pandemic pushed 32 million more people into extreme poverty: UN

  • The UN Conference on Trade and Development said millions more are living on less than US$1.90 a day as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Least developed countries were hardest hit by the abrupt halt in world trade and tourism, and the impact of lockdowns on migration and remittances

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages after India imposed its strict lockdown in March. Photo: Reuters
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