Weekly coronavirus cases top 300,000 in Europe, WHO issues warning

Dr Hans Kluge advised against "even a slight reduction in the length of the quarantine" | Photo: Shutterstock
The number of weekly coronavirus cases in Europe topped 300,000 last week – higher than during the first peak in March – triggering grave warnings from health experts.

Speaking at a press briefing on Thursday, the World Health Organisation's European director Dr Hans Kluge warned that Europe was facing a “very serious” situation and advised against "even a slight reduction in the length of the quarantine".


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