‘Coronavirus rendered over 20m jobless’

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has revealed that 20.6 million people lost their jobs while the income of 6.7 million individuals was reduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
The bureau of statistics observed that the manufacturing, agriculture, wholesale, transport, construction and other sectors were badly impacted by the contagion. According to a report issued by the PBS about the social and economic impact of the coronavirus, the employment of 20.73 million people was affected in the Covid-19 lockdown.

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