- More Than 16 Lakh People Infected, More Than 95 Thousand Deaths
- Coronavirus epidemic reached 204 countries of the world
Unemployment From Corona: Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus spread all over the world, now people’s livelihood is also under threat. People are losing jobs due to the lockdown imposed in different cities of the world to prevent infection. Coronavirus and lockdown have resulted in 16.8 million people unemployed in the US alone. These people have applied under the government package. The lockdown has caused a crisis on the employment of more than 400 million informal sector workers in India. In many other countries, crores of people are expected to be unemployed.
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1.68 Crores People have Applied so far in America
According to the latest data released by the US Labor Bureau on Thursday, so far 1.68 crore people have applied for the assistance under the unemployment package. This is a 3-week figure. In the last two weeks, the number of people applying for aid in the US was around 10 million. However, the number of people applying in the third week has come down to 2 lakh 61 thousand as against 66 lakh in the second week. To prevent the Corona epidemic, the US has asked people in its 40 states and the Columbia District to stay indoors. The US unemployment rate is estimated to be around 15% in April. Unemployment From Corona.
More Than 40 Crores of India is likely to be Affected
Approximately 400 million people working in the unorganized sector in India are expected to be affected by the growing outbreak of Corona and a 21-day nationwide lockdown to deal with it. This can adversely affect their jobs and earnings. According to a report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), Coronavirus will push 400 million people working in the unorganized sector into further poverty. The ILO has said that India is one of the countries which does not have sufficient resources to better cope with the situation. The organization has said that 90 percent of India’s total workforce of 45 crore is from the unorganized sector.
More Than 200 Million Workers Worldwide in Informal Sector
The report released by the International Labor Organization on Wednesday said that more than 200 crore workers worldwide are associated with the informal sector. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, there is a crisis in the employment of these people. The report states that four out of every five people (81%) worldwide are affected by partial or complete lockdown. The report states that millions of workers in the informal sector have already been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. According to the report, lockdowns in India, Nigeria and Brazil have affected workers working in the unorganized sector.
So far, More Than 95 Thousand Deaths Worldwide
So far, more than 1.6 million people have been infected with coronavirus worldwide and 95 thousand 722 deaths have occurred. America is badly affected by this. There are more than 4 lakh 68 thousand positive cases and 16 thousand 691 deaths. Spain is most affected by Corona in Europe. There have been 1 lakh 52 thousand 446 positive cases in Spain and more than 15 thousand deaths. 6 thousand infected have been found in the country and 57 people have died. Unemployment From Corona.