Germany has recorded over 10,000 COVID-19 deaths and a very high number of new infections which makes it the sixth European country to reach and pass 10,000 COVID-19 deaths. it should be remembered that Germany avoided the most severe outbreak of the first wave of the corona-virus earlier this year, But recorded almost 15,000 new infections on Saturday.
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has warned of tough times ahead for the countries in the Northern Hemisphere. He said that the next few months are going to be very tough and some countries are on a dangerous track,” and that Europe is at a “critical moment.”
Tedros called for immediate action, warning of “an exponential increase in cases” in many nations.
Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO’s technical head on coronavirus, said the organization recorded about 445,000 new cases in the past 24 hours, nearly half of them in Europe. She said: “the capacity for ICU is going to be reached in the coming weeks” in many cities around Europe.