The Corona epidemic has lifted 140 million people below the poverty line: United Nations

The Corona epidemic has lifted 140 million people below the poverty line: United Nations

GENEVA: A report released by UN agencies warns that 350 million people in the Asia-Pacific region could face food shortages due to the corona epidemic. According to the International News Agency, UN agencies have assessed the effects of the Corona epidemic around the world. The survey report estimated that 350 million people could face food shortages due to the Corona epidemic.

The report also revealed that 1.9 billion people are unable to access a healthy diet due to the Corona epidemic, while 140 million people have fallen below the poverty line.

The report reveals that the highest proportion of food-affected victims of the Corona epidemic are from South Asian countries, and that the epidemic has led to rising unemployment and stagnant business activities.

It should be noted that the number of people infected with Corona worldwide has reached 941.24 million and 612, while the number of deaths due to this deadly virus has reached 20.34 million and 527.