Millions in sub-Saharan Africa driven into extreme poverty by COVID-19 - Bloomberg

A report released on Wednesday at the ongoing Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore has revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic has driven an estimated 30 million people in sub-Saharan Africa into extreme poverty.

The report titled Long Covid: Jobs, Prices and Growth in the Enduring Pandemic finds that the pandemic had wiped out more than five years of progress in the region. 

Abdulahi Hassan has the findings.

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