Source: Arabic.Net – Agencies
The death toll from the emerging coronavirus in the world has exceeded 140,000, nearly two thirds in Europe, According to an AFP tally based on official sources at 18:00 GMT on Thursday.
The total deaths of Covid-19 since the first outbreak of the epidemic in China in December, 140,902 cases in the world, including 92,900 cases in Europe out of a million and 81,235 cases.
In the United States, the country with the most recorded deaths of Covid-19 as the number of deaths doubled in just one week and recorded a record daily increase for two consecutive days, the outcome reached more than 32 thousand deaths, followed by Italy with 22,170 cases, then Spain with 19,130 deaths, Then France with 17920 cases and Britain with 13920 deaths.
In America, the number of Covid-19 cases has approached 650,000 people in the United States after increasing it by 30,000 yesterday. This is the biggest increase in five days, according to Reuters statistics.
The most affected countries after the United States are Italy, with 22170 deaths out of 168941 injuries, then Spain with 19,130 deaths out of 182,816 injuries, France with 17920 deaths out of 165027 injuries, and the United Kingdom with 13729 deaths out of 103,093 injuries.
On the other hand, the World Health Organization warned Thursday that Europe is still “in the eye of a hurricane” in relation to the outbreak of the new Corona virus, at a time when several governments have decided or intend to reduce the isolation measures imposed in the context of combating the global epidemic.
The UN urged European leaders not to “lax” and verify that the virus was under control before the restrictions were lifted.