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Corona virus.. European countries in the eye of a new wave, and Germany describes the situation as tragic

Only 68% of the citizens of the most populous country in Europe have fully received the vaccine; This is lower than the average in Western Europe due to the traditional reluctance to immunize, while only 5% of the population received a booster dose.

Aggregated data showed that the total number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections around the world approached 256 million as of Thursday morning, while a new wave hit European countries; This prompted it to tighten its measures, while Germany described the situation as tragic.

According to the “worldometers” website, which specializes in monitoring all statistics related to the virus; The number of deaths has reached more than 5 million and 142 thousand deaths, while the number of vaccine doses that have been administered has reached more than 7 billion and 562 million doses.

This comes at a time when a new wave is hitting a number of European countries, and in this context, the Belgian government decided to restore many of the restrictions to limit the spread of the Corona virus, which it had lifted in the last period, after the increase in the number of infected people and cases arriving in hospitals.

This includes the mandatory wearing of masks in public places and the return of remote work, and these procedures will remain until mid-December.

The number of HIV infections in the world exceeded 256 million (Reuters)

Injuries and measures

And the mayor of Brussels, Rodri Villefort, said that infection rates are increasing everywhere in the country, and the authorities must take a number of necessary measures, including wearing masks and taking the anti-virus vaccine.

According to Villefort, the numbers for vaccination are not satisfactory, calling on everyone to get the vaccine so that he can forget to get out of this wave.

As for Germany, German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany as tragic; Calling for a faster pace of booster doses of vaccines, and appealing to skeptics of vaccination to change their views.

The latest statistics indicate that the German health authorities recorded, today, Thursday, the highest daily death toll from Corona virus infections since the beginning of the pandemic.

And data from the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases stated that the health authorities recorded 65,371 new cases of corona during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 5 million and 174 thousand and 275 cases.

Merkel called for a vaccination (Reuters)

Risks and Warnings

This is the first time in Germany, that coronavirus infections have reached more than 60 thousand since the outbreak of the virus in the country, while the German Institute warned that these numbers may actually be more than that, according to what was reported by the newspaper “Deutsche Welle” (Deutsche). Welle) German.

As the fourth wave of the pandemic tightens its grip on Europe, Merkel called for the first dose of vaccination, and said, “Those who receive the vaccine protect themselves and others. The only way out of the pandemic is to vaccinate enough people.”

Only 68% of the citizens of the most populous country in Europe have fully received the vaccine; This is lower than the average in Western Europe due to the traditional reluctance to immunize, while only 5% of the population received a booster dose.

For its part, Russia today recorded 1,251 new deaths related to the Corona virus in the past 24 hours, an unprecedented record level that followed an increase in the number of cases.

And the government task force on the Corona virus recorded 37,374 cases nationwide, which is lower than the peak of 41,335 cases on November 6.

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Reference-www.aljazeera.net

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