European Nations Implement Stricter Mitigation Measures Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Deaths

CIDRAP News: More states note record COVID-19; more restrictions in Europe
“…Europe, which is the world’s biggest hot spot region, saw surges continue, with new single-day high COVID-19 cases reported in several countries, including Poland, Austria, and Russia. And in Belgium, cases are starting to drop, but hospitalizations and deaths — which usually lag cases — continue to rise, the Brussels Times reported…” (Schnirring, 11/4).

CNN: England locks back down, Italy puts regions on red alert as Covid-19 deaths spike 43% in Europe
“England has re-entered a national lockdown, following other European nations which have taken drastic steps to counter a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths across the continent. The restrictions, which took effect at midnight Thursday, will see restaurants, bars, and non-essential businesses close until December 2. England’s lockdown came days after similar measures were enacted in France and Germany, and ahead of a number of Italian regions becoming ‘red zones’ on Friday…” (Reynolds et al., 11/4).

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