The covid -19 virus affected 36,239,971 confirmed cases and caused a total of 1,061,846Deaths worldwide
10 oct 2020
The number of new cases breaks records , mainly in America , where it explodes the who calls for " taking control" of the epidemic. Some countries that contained the pandemic are facing of new waves of contamination.
The pandemic of Covid -19 precipitates between 88 and 115 million people in extreme poverty , estimates the World Bank in a report published Wednesday . A third of them live in Sub-Saharan Africa .
Before the appearance of new Coronavirus , the organization's forecasts anticipate a reduction in poverty in 2020. The "worst setback in decades, after nearly a quarter century of steady decline in extreme poverty" , the World Bank said .