India

The World Bank predicts areas most at risk to coronavirus 

The World Bank predicts areas at high risk for exposure and vulnerability to coronavirus. Image: REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Somik Lall

Lead Urban Economist and Global Lead for Territorial and Spatial Development, Urban, DRM, Resilience and Land, World Bank

Sameh Wahba

Global Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice, World Bank

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This map combines two pixel-level datasets: population data from WorldPop and heights data from the German Space Agency. The red areas represent the hotspots. Image: WorldPop/The German Space Agency
Access to water kiosks and public toilets can lead to an increased risk in the spread of COVID-19 Image: WorldPop/The German Space Agency

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