COVID 19, EUROPE IN TURMOIL
The new wave, the 5th one, is going to be terrible and countries like Holland, Belgium, all the Eastern European countries are hit hard, in addition to England.
The warnings of the WHO are melting away.
Several thousand people demonstrated in The Hague last weekend after the return of the mandatory wearing of masks in closed public places such as stores. In January, there were riots after the introduction of the curfew, the first in the Netherlands since the Second World War.
Germany recorded Thursday a record number of new infections with Covid-19 with 50.196 additional cases in 24 hours, a sign of the violence of the epidemic wave which strikes the country, according to the institute of health watch Robert Koch.
This is the first time that the threshold of 50,000 new daily cases has been crossed since the beginning of the pandemic, while Germany has seen record numbers of infections in recent days. The number of deaths in 24 hours reached 235 on Thursday.
The outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel had judged Wednesday “dramatic” the resumption of infections in the country, particularly notable since October.