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Europe: With over 130,000 cases of COVID-19 and nearly 5,000 deaths Worldwide, the spread of the virus has spread from Scandinavia to Europe Latin America, the Middle East. European governments, in particular, are struggling to contain the disease.
France, whose death toll rose to 61 on the night of March 12, was included Countries closing schools and universities.
French President Emmanuel Macron, in addition to announcing the measure, suggested the elderly From age 70 and over, stay out of home but don't decide to postpone a planned first-round municipal election Do no March 15.
Mr Macron also announced that the closure of the border would be necessary in the next few days or weeks. The EU needs to react quickly and aggressively to overcome the global economic crisis caused by the virus's spread, he said .
Worldwide, especially in Europe where there are already 20,000 people infected with the virus, infections continue to have a serious impact on their lives People's daily levels of movement, travel, and closing of borders.
In Italy, you lose more than a thousand lives
The death toll from the deadly virus COVID-19 in Italy, the most affected country, has now exceeded From 1,000, the number has exceeded 15,000. The announcement was made on March 12 by the Italian Health Authority.
The Italian Civil Defense says the balance of infection has been in the country for three weeks now. The death toll rose to 15,113, of whom 1,016 died. This represents a 23% increase in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 1,258 people have been cured.
Italy continues to be disrupted as 60 million people from that country have been stranded since March 10. For the hardest to get out of the way, it is very difficult for daily life. The cities are deserted and one of the country's two international airports, ROME CIAMPINO and It has been closed since March 13 due to the spread of the virus. Another Rome airport, the FIUMICINO airport, also cut activity from March 17.
The Vatican has issued an order on March 12 to shut down the Roman Catholic church to limit the infection The spread of the virus, a measure considered unprecedented in history.
Spain tests virus on all members of the government, up to the King and Queen
Spain, now one of the European countries most affected by the virus COVID -19 On March 12, there were tests on the whole government until the King and Queen. Nyi was born after a minister infected with the virus.
According to a government statement, Equality Minister IRENE MOTERO has tested positive for such viral infections. Also, all members of the government will be tested and the results will be known shortly.
The king and queen of the country will also have to undergo a test Earlier in an event with the minister infected with the virus. IRENE MOTERO, who on March 8 participated in a rally of 120,000 people on the occasion of the Women's Day He is the only politician infected with the virus. Many members of the far-right VOX group also tested positive.
Belgium closes school, restaurant, café
Belgian Prime Minister SOPHIE WILMES announces closure of schools, restaurants and cafes in Belgium The country has to fight against the spread of the virus, and the gathering of all people is forbidden. Excerpt from the website: yahoo (Edited by: Bopha)