Europe could die of coronavirus, up to 2 million in a few months
Date 24 Nov 2021 time 13:00
The World Health Organization has warned that Europe will see an additional 700,000 deaths from COVID-19 by March.
AFP news agency reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned Europe will continue to face the epidemic of the coronavirus. intensely until early next year If the current trend continues, there may be deaths from COVID-19. In Europe, up to 2.2 million by March.
Based on current trends, the WHO estimates that there will be an additional 700,000 deaths from COVID-19 from 53 European countries by March 1, with 1.5 million deaths to date.
The WHO also estimates that 49 of the 53 countries will face stress on health systems and overflow the ICU.
Europe has once again become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak due to the delta strain and cold winter weather. In many countries, the number of infected people has risen to record levels. As a result, Austria has to return to lockdown again this week. As Germany and the Netherlands are ready to announce new restrictions.