In Europe, data shows that the spread of the coronavirus is on a spiralling trend, with record daily caseloads renewed more frequently in many European countries amid a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yesterday, a number of European countries reported record new cases, including Poland, the Netherlands, Romania, Portugal, Hungary, Denmark, and Latvia. France and Denmark even hit new highs for 2 consecutive days. With a record 42 thousand and 32 new infections confirmed in the last 24 hours, France has counted a cumulative total of one million 41 thousand 75 cases, becoming the second European Union country passing the grim one-million mark after Spain. Spain and France were among the Top 10 countries globally with the most confirmed cases on the dashboard of the WHO. The United Kingdom ranked the 11th with 810 thousand 471 confirmed cases. Russia had a new daily record as the pandemic resurges too, registering 17 thousand 340 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours. Russia's cumulative number of cases has grown to one million 480 thousand 646, including 25 thousand 525 deaths.