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World Bank: further 150 million people face extreme poverty by 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 150 million people into poverty by 2022, living on less than $1.90 a day, the World Bank said Wednesday. The number is depending on the severity of the economic impact of Coronavirus. Regions most affected will be countries in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty will also affect more educated and urban residents.

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