Pandemic COVID-19 will lead to poverty tens of millions of people: the world Bank announced details

Its consequences, according to the world Bank President, really serious

Coronavirus pandemic has severely hit the global economy – because of her extreme poverty can be 60 million people. This statement was made by the President of the world Bank David Malpass in an interview with BBC Radio 4.

“Because of the activity of the coronavirus 60 million people may be in “extreme poverty”. The immediate consequences of loss of income and medical and social consequences are really serious,” said Malpass.

According to him, more than 60 million people may be in a situation where they have to live on less than £ 1 a day (of 33.68 UAH).