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COVID-19: Government and Business Response

Government and business action to cope with the pandemic and safeguard workers

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective immediate action by governments and businesses. As of March 2020, 152 countries across the globe are now affected by the outbreak. The World Health Organization and International Chamber of Commerce have issued an unprecedented private sector call to action to tackle COVID-19, and say all businesses have a key role to play in minimising the likelihood of transmission and impact on society.

This section will feature the latest actions by governments and business to cope with this global emergency and safeguard workers around the world.

Policy Responses to COVID-19

IMF tracker on key economic policy responses