November 20, 2020 – 8:42 pm Drafting 800 News.
Malnutrition cases have increased at the JM de los Ríos children’s hospital. Chronicle 1 reported that until September that health center had treated 162 cases, of which 70 are serious. Families have no way to feed themselves. The portal recounts the case of Rosmary, a former employee in an advertising company, she received the minimum wage and with that they half banned, but due to the pandemic they fired her from her. She since then she has no income. The children’s father helps her from time to time, “but that money is not enough for much.” He reviewed the most recent National Survey of Living Conditions, which highlights that income poverty affects 96% of households and multidimensional poverty affects 64.8%. This last indicator increased 13.8% between 2018 and 2019. In addition, the Venezuelan population decreased by 4 million.