NEW DELHI: The new coronavirus continued its spread across\u00a0across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of low-income and low-wage migrant workers are bearing the brunt because of the arrival of the global pandemic that impact the economic. Also ReadIt is clear we have entered recession: IMF chief With few or no savings to fall back on, worries are high among the vulnerable populations. When The Quint interacted with the Swaraj India National President Yogendra Yadav , he said the deadly disease threatens both rich, poor but it is the poor people who struggling without livelihoods. "Coronavirus is a strange disease that started with the rich, who go abroad, socialise with people living there, but now the poor are bearing the brunt of it," he said. https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?vJT0KS9lVS0o What govt did? To protect the poor, daily wagers from the devastating economic impact of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced Rs 1,70,000 crore to help fight the Covid-19 outbreak.\u00a0 The relief package under the\u00a0Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojna\u00a0(PMGKY) will cover at least 80 crore poor people. The scheme announced direct benefit cash transfers to people including senior citizens, widows, farmers and daily wage labourers, BPL families will get free cylinders for three months, grains and pulses for the poor while the middle class would be able to withdraw funds from their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) account.