The European continent has recorded a sharp rise in the number of new COVID-19 infections in recent weeks, reflecting an alarming trend as the World Health Organisation, WHO, warns “no country can just pretend the pandemic is over.
The number of new Coronavirus cases reported across the region increased by 5.6 percent to a total of just over four million cases in the week.
Those new cases is 6 percent jump compared to the previous week and an increase of 72 percent compared do the week which ended in June 7.
The resurgence in the number of new cases comes as many countries seek to reopen heir economics and get people back to work, while also achieving public health goals.
However, the United Nations has previously warned a relaxation of public health measures in addition to people dropping their guards, could help explain the resurgence of the virus across the region.
Worst hit in the spike of COVID-19 cases in the United States where its President Donald Trump has always expressed disregard to measures put in place by health experts to prevent Americans from contacting the virus.