New coronavirus epidemic adds 86 million poor children

New coronavirus epidemic adds 86 million poor children

The epidemic of the new coronavirus has caused economic damage: the non-governmental organization Saves the Children and UNICEF published a joint poll on Thursday, which showed that by the end of this year, 86 a million children will be at risk of poverty.

The pandemic of the new Crown epidemic has seriously damaged the global economy, with an estimated 86 million new children becoming poor by the end of this year. A joint survey published today by Save the Children and UNICEF showed that a total of 672 million children are at risk of poverty, up 15% from last year.

The study released today is based on forecasts from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and population data from more than 100 countries. The results show that due to the impact of the new coronavirus epidemic, the newly arrived poor children are mainly concentrated in Europe and Central Asia.

Henrietta Fall, executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund, said in a statement that the new crown epidemic is putting families at great financial difficulty, threatening recent gains in reducing child poverty and depriving them of basic services. progress. The responsible person indicated that these children, who are at risk of poverty due to short-term hunger and malnutrition, will affect their lives.

Save the Children and UNICEF nongovernmental organizations have called on governments to quickly expand social protection and provide adequate nutrition to reduce the negative effects of the new crown epidemic.

23 cases of asymptomatic infections reported in China

A joint survey published today by Save the Children and UNICEF showed that a total of 672 million children are at risk of poverty, up 15% from last year. The results show that due to the impact of the new coronavirus epidemic

According to an announcement made by the National Health Commission of China today, on May 27, 2 new cases of newly diagnosed coronary pneumonia were registered in the country, both cases were imported (1 case in Shanghai and 1 case in Fujian); 23 cases of asymptomatic infection were added on the same day. This is a local case.

According to Reuters, on May 27, two newly diagnosed cases in mainland China were imported from overseas, and 23 cases of asymptomatic infections were added.

According to the announcement of the National Health Commission of China on Thursday, May 27, 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported two new cases of newly diagnosed coronary pneumonia, both of which were imported (case Shanghai 1, Fujian 1 Example); No new deaths; No new suspected cases.

As for asymptomatic infections, 23 new cases were added on the same day (without importing abroad), there were no confirmed cases on the same day, 14 cases were released from medical supervision on the same day (three imported abroad). There are still 413 cases of asymptomatic infections (24 cases imported from abroad) under medical supervision.

According to Reuters, a total of 1,066 cases were received in Hong Kong (1,034 cases discharged, 4 deaths), and 45 cases in Macau (45 cases discharged).

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