Groceries and household supplies, and utility bills top the international list of higher cost items
A new global Ipsos study shows increasing support for the principle of people seeking refuge from war or persecution but concerns about Coronavirus mean that half want their country to be less welcoming to refugees.
Emerging markets top the list when it comes to call for action
Women more likely to say they are impacted
In 9 out of 16 countries surveyed, most people are comfortable with returning to their workplace, however only two countries are comfortable with children back at school.
Countries, including South Africa, are looking at gradually reopening and restarting economic activities, ending weeks of paralysing lockdown.
3,524,429 infections worldwide and 247,838 deaths worldwide. These stark figures were published at 14h15 (SAST) on 4 May 2020, by the esteemed Johns Hopkins University in the USA.
More than eight in every ten online South Africans (84%) agree that a total lockdown was correct - given the risks of the Covid-19 epidemic.