The continent of Europe is facing a big surge in the number of infections and deaths from the Coronavirus with the approach of winter, while the number of infections around the world has exceeded 40 million, and the number of deaths has exceeded one million and 100 thousand.
The United States continues to record the highest number of injuries, with more than 8 million and 300 thousand injuries, followed by India with 7 and a half million injuries.
While in Brazil, about 5 million 225 thousand were recorded, while in Russia, the number of Coronavirus infections approached 1.4 million.
Deaths in the Arab world
In the Arab world, on Sunday, Iraq announced 56 deaths due to the Corona virus, while Saudi Arabia monitored 20 cases, and Palestine 6 deaths, according to official data.
The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported that 56 deaths and 3,110 cases of corona were recorded, in addition to the recovery of 3,186 patients.
The ministry said that the total number of corona cases rose to more than 226,000, including 10,000 deaths.
In Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Health announced the registration of 20 deaths and 348 cases of corona, as well as the recovery of 373 patients.
The ministry stated that the total number of HIV infections rose to more than 342,000, including 5185 deaths.
In Palestine, the Ministry of Health monitored 6 deaths, 389 cases of corona, in addition to 336 recovery.
The ministry stated that the total number of HIV infections rose to more than 58,500, including 478 deaths, including the West Bank, Gaza Strip and occupied Jerusalem.
America .. Corona deaths exceed 224 thousand
The death toll from Corona in the United States of America rose today, Sunday, to 224,295, after 584 new cases were recorded.
According to the data of the “World Meter” website, which is specialized in monitoring virus victims; The number of HIV infections in the United States has reached 8 million 345 thousand and 317, after 50 thousand and 879 new cases were recorded.
The data showed that the number of people recovering from the virus exceeded 5 million and 432 thousand, while the number of tests to detect Corona exceeded 124 million and 819 thousand.
Iran recorded 252 deaths from Corona virus, during the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 30,370.
“The number of deaths reached 252 and the injured 3 thousand and 890 in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 530,380,” Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Larry said.
She added that the number of critical cases among the total number of injured is 4 thousand and 744.
A boom in Europe
The World Health Organization said, “The situation in Europe is of great concern.”
This followed a week that witnessed a surge in injuries in the continent by 44% compared to the previous week, at a time when infection rates decreased in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
France, which recorded 32,000 new infections on Saturday, imposed a curfew between 9 pm and 6 am, for at least a month, and in an area that includes 10 major cities, including Paris and its suburbs.
About 20 million people, or about a third of the population of the country, which has one of the worst conditions in Europe (more than 33,000 deaths and more than 834,000 injuries) are subject to these restrictions.
On Saturday evening, calm returned to the usually active streets of the capital, in a picture that reminded of the general closure that lasted about two months in light of the first epidemic wave in the spring.
In the United Kingdom – the most affected European country, after recording 43,500 deaths, and 15,000 new infections on Friday, the authorities tended to tighten restrictions, as half of the population became subject to more severe restrictions.
In London and several other areas, which amounts to about 11 million people, gatherings in closed spaces between families and friends were prohibited, while Lancashire (northwest) and Liverpool were under high health alert.
Germany .. Calls for pressure on social relations
In Germany, where infections are also increasing, Chancellor Angela Merkel asked her citizens Saturday to control social relations as much as possible.
In turn, the Swiss government announced today, Sunday, the imposition of a ban on gathering more than 15 people in public places, and called on citizens to avoid private gatherings in general, following the high cases of Coronavirus infection since late September.
In Slovakia, the authorities announced a medical examination campaign for everyone over 10 years old, while its southern neighbor, Slovenia, gave up tracking of contacts of the injured due to a lack of capabilities.
In Poland, schools and high schools were closed in Warsaw and other major cities, amid banning weddings and reducing the number of people available in stores, transportation and religious places, while restaurants should close at nine in the evening.
And in the Czech Republic, which has the most severe injuries and deaths per 100,000 people in Europe; The government asked the military to set up a 500-bed field hospital outside Prague.
On Friday, Italy announced the registration of 10 thousand and 10 new infections, the highest daily toll in this country. Starting from Saturday, bars and restaurants in the most affected Lombardy region are compulsory to close at midnight.
On Sunday, the Italian government allocated an additional 39 billion euros to stimulate the third economy in Europe.
Israel and Australia relax restrictions of the stone
Israel and the Australian city of Melbourne on Sunday began to cautiously ease the strict restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.
After a month of restrictions on public life in Israel, kindergartens, beaches and parks reopened their doors, and companies that did not have direct contact with customers were allowed to return to work, amid the lifting of restrictions on movement that was limited to a thousand meters in the vicinity of the residence.
However, gatherings will remain limited to 10 people indoors and 20 in open spaces.
In all, the Israeli authorities recorded more than 302,000 injuries and 2,200 deaths.
And in Australia, residents of the country’s second largest city, Melbourne – estimated at 5 million, who have lived under quarantine for more than 100 days – will be able to go out for more than two hours a day in an vicinity of no more than 25 kilometers from the place of residence.
The Prime Minister of Victoria – which includes Melbourne – Daniel Andrews has rejected mounting calls to lift all travel restrictions and reopen restaurants and other stores on a larger scale.
Since the beginning of the epidemic crisis, Australia – which has a population of 25 million – has recorded 27 thousand injuries and 904 deaths, including 800 in the state of Victoria.