April 13 According to a report by the Central News Agency, the coronavirus epidemic in Europe crossed the dark milestone on the 12th, with a cumulative death toll of more than 1 million.
The World Health Organization warns that despite great efforts to stop the spread of the epidemic, the number of infected people is still increasing exponentially.
According to official data from all over Europe summarized by AFP, as of 18:30 GMT on the 12th (2:30 a.m. Beijing time on the 13th), the number of coronavirus deaths in 52 countries and regions in Europe reached 1000,288.
According to AFP, the latest available data shows that nearly 60% of the deaths in Europe occurred in these six countries: Britain, with a death toll of 127,100; Italy, with 114,612 deaths; Russia, with 103,263 deaths; France, with 99,163 deaths; Germany, with 78 deaths. 452; Spain, 76,525 deaths.
According to the Central News Agency, the number of deaths and confirmed cases in the UK, which was once the worst European country, has dropped significantly compared with January after successfully promoting vaccination plans with multiple lockdown measures. On the 12th, the British government further relaxed the “foot ban” measures implemented in England to prevent and control the coronavirus epidemic.
Italy was also the hardest hit by the epidemic in Europe, but hundreds of people took to the streets in Rome on the 12th to protest against the epidemic blockade measures.
France is now the country with the largest number of infections in Europe, with more than 5 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, and the authorities are expanding the scope of vaccination. France has now opened up people over 55 years old to vaccine against the novel coronavirus.
On the other hand, “We are at a critical moment in the pandemic,” said Maria van Kohoff, technical director of the World Health Emergency Project at the World Health Organization. The trajectory of the epidemic is increasing exponentially.”
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, the novel coronavirus has killed more than 2.9 million people and more than 130 million people have been diagnosed worldwide.