Coronavirus: In Italy most victims in Europe

Italy has the highest number of deaths from the new coronavirus in Europe since the start of the epidemic, 64,036, taking Britain’s place for this tragic record.

Today, the Italian Ministry of Health announced another 649 deaths in the last 24 hours and 19,903 new positive diagnoses.

Worldwide, only the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico are mourning more deaths since the pandemic began.

According to the French Agency for Europe, Italy is now ahead of Britain (which has ten fewer deaths, 64,026), followed by France (57,567), Spain (47,624), Russia (46,453) and Poland ( 22,676).

In the last seven days, among European countries, Italy recorded the highest number of new deaths from Covid-19 (4,522), followed by Russia (3,769), Germany (2,949), Britain (3,012) and Poland (2,815). .

As of November 1, Italy has recorded more than 25,000 deaths (25,418), approximately from April 2 to the end of October (25,463).

Among the countries hardest hit (apart from the very small states), Belgium mourns the highest number of deaths in the world in proportion to its population, with 154 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Peru (111) and Italy (106 ) and Spain (102). Britain has 94 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

Source: AFP