Coronavirus deaths in Italy have almost doubled today, with at least nine European countries recording new cases.
Financial markets fell on Thursday as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland recorded the highest daily infections ever.
The increased testing capacity means that it is impossible to compare these figures with the first wave of spring, but the continent is experiencing hospitalizations and deaths.
Another 53 deaths were reported in Italy, more than double the 43 deaths on Wednesday, although still much lower than the epidemic, with more than 900 deaths per day.
Civil protection staff prepares field hospital beds for potential COVID-19 patients in Tinin, Italy on Thursday.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland recorded the length of the daily infection on Thursday.
Deaths from the virus have also begun to rise, although they are still well below the peak of their first wave because better testing detects milder cases, and better treatment improves survival rates.
Coronavirus cases have been on the rise across Europe and are now above the first wave in most countries. The Netherlands and the Czech Republic have emerged as new infection hotspots for the continent, with Germany, Italy and lockdown-free Sweden making good use of it.
Germany’s main index, the DAX, fell below 2 percent on Thursday
Paris’s CAC 40 was shaken today by the development of the continent
London’s FTSE 100 index took a similar hit on Thursday amid rising coronavirus infections
Germany recorded 6,638 cases, with 33 new deaths on Thursday, triple the number a week earlier, although still lower than its European counterparts.
More than 100 mammals died this week in France, 110 in the UK and 160 in Spain.
Major European stock indices have fallen below 2 percent for fear of what the new locks will bring.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and the 16 state governors of Germany – who are responsible for imposing and lifting the ban – agreed on Wednesday night to tighten the rules on wearing masks, close the bar quickly and limit the number of people who Can accumulate in areas where the rate of infection is high. But those decisions “may not be enough,” Merkel’s chief of staff, Helge Braun, told ARD television.
“We must stop this catastrophic growth as soon as possible,” Merkel said, adding that neighboring European countries were “taking drastic steps.”
The Netherlands has seen nearby bars and restaurants this week, and the Czech Republic has closed schools.
The Czech health ministry on Wednesday confirmed more than 9,500 new cases of the virus, more than 900 in recent days.
The government announced on Thursday that Sainik would set up a virus hospital at Prague’s exhibition center.
Angela Merkel has announced new bans on places where costs are above Rs 100,000, and stricter rules on places above Rs 100,000 and over 50 lags.
The Czech Republic has the highest infection rates in Europe, with comparative figures for the worst-affected areas of Britain, France and Spain.
“We need to build additional capacity as soon as possible,” said Czech Prime Minister Andrzej Babis. ‘We don’t have time. The forecast is not good. ‘
The governor of the German state of Bavaria said his region had received a request to treat Czech Kovid-19 patients.
In France, which reported more than 22,000 new infections Wednesday, President Emmanuel Macron imposed a curfew on 18 million residents in nine areas, including Paris, from Saturday to 9 p.m.
France will deploy 12,000 police officers to enforce the curfew and spend 1 billion euros (1.2 billion) to help businesses struggling with the new sanctions.
“Our countrymen think this health crisis is behind us,” said Prime Minister Jean Costax. “But as long as the virus is here, we can’t usually live again. ‘
The number of daily cases in the Czech Republic reached a record 9,544 today, after the country launched a massive second wave in the autumn of the country’s comparative success in the spring.
The Czech Republic recorded 66 new deaths today, and the daily death rate is higher than most people in Western Europe, the first wave of the epidemic.
As the Macron government tackled the resurgence of infections, French police on Thursday searched the homes of a former prime minister, current and former health ministers and other top officials to investigate the government’s epidemic response.
This was due to dozens of complaints in recent months, especially the lack of masks and other equipment.
L’Rellian Russo, director of the Paris region’s public health agency, said about half of its intensive care beds were now occupied by coronavirus patients, and other hospital beds were being filled quickly.
“It’s a kind of spring wave that affects everyone at the same time,” Rousseau said. “We had a blind spot in our tracking policies. It was the private sector, the festive events. ‘
About 9,000 new cases were reported in Poland on Thursday. Masks must be worn indoors on Saturdays and there are strict restrictions on the size of the gathering.
Portugal moved to limit social gatherings to a maximum of five people, while preparing to make the mask mandatory from the outside and to impose fines on those who disregard the rules.
Even Sweden, which has opted for a more controversial approach to keeping large sections of society open, has raised the possibility of tougher sanctions.
“A lot of people don’t follow the rules,” said Prime Minister Stephen Lofven. “If there is no improvement, we must take drastic measures.” He did not elaborate.
In Germany, Marcus Sweider, the outspoken governor of Bavaria, told the house the importance of taking action now, saying “what comes later will cost more.” ‘
“I can even say that Europe’s prosperity is at stake,” he said.