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Who reported a new outbreak of the coronavirus in Europe

Last week in Europe for the first few months witnessed an increase in the number of new cases of coronavirus infection in a week, said Director of the regional office for Europe, world health organization Hans Kluge. Video of his speech posted on YouTube.

According to him, over the past two weeks is disappointing dynamics of the COVID-19 was observed in the 30 countries of the region. 11 have accelerated the spread of the virus could lead to the resumption of the epidemic. If you do not stop the ongoing process, he again will push the health system of European countries "to the brink", said the representative of the organization.

As noted by Kluge, he said, that there is a risk of new outbreaks of the disease as soon as a state is removed earlier restrictions.

"In some European countries, this risk has become a reality," he said.

While Kluge stressed that in Poland, Germany, Spain and Israel, the authorities responded quickly to the increased number of new cases.

He noted that Europeans are more responsible attitude to compliance with such measures as social distancing and the wearing of masks.

In March, the world health organization declared the outbreak of coronavirus infection epidemic. According to who, the world infected nearly 9.3 million people, more than 479 thousand died.

In Europe, the total number of cases of coronavirus infection has reached 2.6 million, more than 195 thousand was over.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.