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EU asylum applications drop 86 percent during pandemic

Easo, the EU's asylum support asylum office, told Reuters that the number of asylum applications in the Union have dropped to levels not seen for over a decade. It said the number of asylum applications declined to 8,730 during April, an 86 percent drop from 61,421 in February. The decline is due, in part, to the pandemic caused by Covid-19.

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