International | Countries begin to count the economic and social cost of the coronavirus on their poorest communities
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/17/20, 03:49 pm
A clothier in Zambia said her family has felt the pinch of the coronavirus pandemic since the country confirmed its first cases in March. “COVID-19 has led to increased poverty levels in our homes because we are having less income to purchase food items, [and] even the prices of foodstuffs have risen,” Lucy Sunga told a team from World Vision serving in the country.