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World Germany’s Total Coronavirus Infections Surge Past 500,000

10:05  30 october  2020
10:05  30 october  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

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Germany has recorded more than 9, 000 coronavirus -related deaths since the pandemic began. Spain is facing the worst coronavirus infection rate in Western Europe. It recorded 1,418 new infections in its latest In total , Spain has recorded more than 326, 000 cases - the highest number

Two grim milestones in the coronavirus pandemic were reached on the same day, as the global death toll surpassed 500 , 000 and worldwide infection numbers exceeded 10 million on Sunday, June 28, 2020.

(Bloomberg) -- Germany’s coronavirus cases have surged past 500,000 after an increase of 19,409 in the 24 hours through Friday morning.

a person wearing a mask: A health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) administers a swab test on a traveler at a Covid-19 test center, operated by Centogene NV, at Duesseldorf Airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Germany may join other European nations in limiting the number of people at private and public gatherings in areas with high coronavirus infection rates, as officials across the continent labor to reverse a recent uptick in cases. © Bloomberg A health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) administers a swab test on a traveler at a Covid-19 test center, operated by Centogene NV, at Duesseldorf Airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Germany may join other European nations in limiting the number of people at private and public gatherings in areas with high coronavirus infection rates, as officials across the continent labor to reverse a recent uptick in cases.

The daily gain -- to 506,381 -- was less than Thursday’s record of 23,553, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. But it confirms a trend of rapidly rising cases in the past few weeks that Chancellor Angela Merkel has characterized as a “dramatic situation.”

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Coronavirus in Germany : Current information on the spread of the lung disease in Germany . Berlin (dpa) - Following the recent increase in new corona infections in Germany , the German chairman of the World Medical Association, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, has warned of a critical mark.

Merkel agreed with regional leaders this week to impose a partial, one-month lockdown on Europe’s biggest economy starting Monday to try to check the spread of the disease.

Authorities are no longer able to track infections back to their source and that leads to exponential growth, which must be stopped, Merkel said in a statement to parliament on Thursday. If the nation waits to act until intensive care units are full, it will be too late, she added, warning of “four long and difficult winter months” ahead.

a person wearing a mask: A health workeradministers a swab test on a traveler at a Covid-19 test center at Duesseldorf Airport in Germany. © Bloomberg A health workeradministers a swab test on a traveler at a Covid-19 test center at Duesseldorf Airport in Germany. Read more:
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