Nearly two-thirds of cases are in Russia, Britain, Spain, Italy and France
More than two million cases of coronavirus have been officially registered in Europe, according to AFP estimates. Nearly two thirds of the cases are in Russia, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and France, according to the data received from official sources today at 16.00 GMT, BTA reported.
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With at least 2,001,995 infected and 173,133 dead, Europe is the continent most affected by the pandemic. A total of 5,244,616 cases of coronavirus have been registered in the world, and the number of deaths is 339,011.
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Russia is the European country with the highest number of cases – 335,882, and 3,388 deaths. Since the beginning of May, nearly 10,000 new infected people have been registered there every day. The other four European countries in which more than 180,000 coronavirus cases have been officially registered are the United Kingdom – 257,154 cases and 36,675 deaths, Spain – 234,824 cases and 28,628 deaths, Italy – 229,327 cases and 32,735 deaths, and France with 182,219 and 28,289.
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This number of diagnosed cases reflects only a fraction of the actual number of infected, as many countries test only severe cases, the agency said.
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