Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

PIDE Newsletter 07
Publication Year : 2020

Spain overtakes China in total death toll. The German parliament has approved a coronavirus aid package that is expected to see Germany take on new debt for the first time since 2013. Putin announces delay to constitutional amendment vote, As of March 25, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia stands at 658, with no fatalities. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused the media of “fear-mongering” in a speech that downplayed the threat of coronavirus to the country. Facebook group calls soar 1,000% during Italy’s lockdown.