Europe overtakes the US in both cases and death rates… Declaring a ‘state of emergency’


As the spread of COVID-19 in Europe has intensified, both the number of confirmed cases and the death rate have surpassed those of the United States.

The death toll from coronavirus in Europe has surpassed 1.5 million.

Germany reported more than 75,000 new cases in one day.

It is the first time since the coronavirus outbreak in Germany that the number of new cases exceeded 70,000 per day.

Germany’s death toll has crossed 100,000.

In the UK, more than 47,000 new cases have been confirmed, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to over 10 million.

Countries in Europe are declaring a state of emergency and spurring booster shots.

The UK has suspended flights to six African countries to prevent the introduction of a new variant found in South Africa and Botswana.

The Czech Republic has declared a national emergency for 30 days and has restricted pubs and clubs to 10pm.

France has re-mandatory wearing of masks in all indoor areas, while extending the booster shot coverage to all adults 18 years of age and older.

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Pfizer vaccine for use in children aged 5 to 11 years.

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