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The World Health Organization suggested that nearly 800 million people in the world were infected with the Coronavirus, and these estimates come while the number of people infected with the disease is frighteningly increasing in Europe and other regions in the world, which has necessitated tightening restrictions in several countries. Today, Monday, WHO chief emergency expert Mike Ryan told the WHO’s executive board, “Our current best estimates say that about 10% of the world’s population may have been infected with the virus.”

“It varies from country to country, from urban to rural areas, and it also differs according to groups, but what (that) means is that the vast majority of the world is still facing risks,” Ryan added.

The international expert added that the epicentres of the Coronavirus outbreak are increasing in Southeast Asia, adding that the number of infections and deaths due to the epidemic is increasing in regions in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Ryan warned that the world is heading towards a difficult period, in light of the rapid spread of the Corona virus in several regions of the world.

According to the latest statistics published by the “World Meter” website, which specializes in following the developments of the epidemic around the world, about 35.5 million people have been infected so far, of whom one million and 42 thousand have died, while the number of people recovering has exceeded 25.6 million.

According to the latest figures published by the same site, the world population today has exceeded 7 billion and 816 million.

Injuries and restraints
With the approaching winter during which seasonal influenza resolves, and the lack of a safe and effective vaccine, fears that the situation will worsen further in light of the high numbers of HIV infections, especially in Europe.

Countries such as France, Britain and Spain have recorded record numbers of injuries for some time, which prompted them to tighten restrictions.

After recording an unprecedented number of more than 16,000 infections, the French government announced today that it will put Paris and its region on high alert, starting tomorrow, Tuesday, for a period of 15 days, after the increase in the number of cases of Coronavirus.

The state of high alert will require additional restrictive measures for public places, including closing bars, and monitoring restaurants’ compliance with health protocols, according to what the Paris police chief said today.

In Britain, the government of Boris Johnson is facing severe pressure after the acceleration of infections with the Corona virus in the past few days, after a review of the number of infections due to a technical defect, the British health services counted 22,961 cases of the new Corona virus during the previous 24 hours, a difference of more than 10 Thousands of cases reported numbers.

After the review, infections in the United Kingdom exceeded the 500,000 mark, and Johnson had warned at the end of last week that the country was facing a difficult winter due to the epidemic.

Also in Britain, Kate Bingham, head of the working group to search for a vaccine for the Corona virus, said that it will not be possible to vaccinate the entire population of the United Kingdom, and that the government aims to vaccinate about 30 million of the total of 67 million if an effective vaccine against Corona becomes available.

A few days ago, the Spanish government approved tight restrictions in Madrid after the outbreak of the epidemic accelerated there.

In Europe, too, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen placed herself in quarantine until Thursday, after informing her that she participated in a meeting attended by a person who had tested positive for the Coronavirus.

In Russia, about 11 thousand new cases of corona were recorded today, of which 3,500 were in the most affected capital, Moscow, which raises the total to more than one million and 225 thousand.

The authorities in Moscow had called on employers to transfer 30% of the workers to the work system from home, and the school leave was extended for two weeks, and to tighten control over the commitment of citizens to wear protective masks, while Russian MP Valery Ryazanky did not rule out re-closing Russia’s borders.

In Malaysia, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced today that he will isolate himself for a period of 14 days, after it was confirmed that a minister had been infected with the Corona virus, and the minister had attended a government meeting last Saturday on ways to combat the epidemic.

In Iran, which is one of the countries most affected by the epidemic, in the past 24 hours, 235 deaths from the Coronavirus were recorded, and the number is equivalent to the record number going back to late July.

Arab world
In the Arab world, the Lebanese Minister of Health warned Monday that Lebanon is approaching the European scenario after recording unprecedented numbers of Coronavirus cases during the past few days.

With the number of injuries exceeding 44,000, and the deaths reaching 406 as of yesterday evening, the Lebanese authorities imposed isolation measures in 111 towns and villages for a period of 8 days, with the failure to impose a general lockdown in the country facing its worst economic crises.

In Tunisia, the number of deaths and HIV infections is also accelerating in several governorates, which has prompted the authorities to announce measures that include a partial ban in areas that contain epidemics.

Also in Tunisia, former Tunisian Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh announced today that he and his family members were infected with the Coronavirus, and confirmed through his Facebook account that their health status is improving.

In the Palestinian Territories, 11 deaths and 491 new injuries were recorded today.

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