Reduce the millions the World predicted large scale unemployment

The crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus could lead to a reduction of 195 million jobs in the second quarter of this year, says the UN report.

As noted in the document, the crisis caused by a coronavirus, the world economy plunges into recession with the historical unemployment rate.

"Only in the second quarter of 2020, the crisis could lead to a reduction of 195 million workers in full-time equivalents," the report says.

Thus, according to the authors, this pandemic is also a crisis in employment and living standards.

The document States that small and medium-sized enterprises, agricultural workers, self-employed, salaried workers, refugees and migrant workers suffered the most. The crisis had an impact on jobs in the service sector, including in the sphere of culture and tourism, the authors note.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.8 million cases of infection, more than 193 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.