News alert! The number of cases explodes in Italy and Germany!

The coronavirus outbreak is spreading in Italy and Germany, the number of confirmed cases of infection with COVID-19 coronavirus exceeding the threshold of 1,000 in Italy, while in Germany they increased from 66 to 117, according to health authorities in the two countries, Reuters reports on Sunday, according to Agerpres.

The coronavirus outbreak is spreading in Italy and Germany, the number of confirmed cases of infection with COVID-19 coronavirus exceeding the threshold of 1,000 in Italy, while in Germany they increased from 66 to 117, according to health authorities in the two countries, Reuters reports on Sunday, according to Agerpres.

Despite the authorities’ efforts to stop the spread of the virus, it continues to spread in Europe, with new states announcing the first cases and others increasing their numbers. Apart from Italy and Germany, the only EU country that has so far received at least one hundred confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection is France.

Health experts from European states have found that in many of these cases there is a connection with Italy, respectively people who have traveled to this country or have come into contact with such persons. In Italy, the worst affected regions are Lombardy and Veneto, while in Germany more than half of the cases were registered in the North Rhine-Westphalia, the most populated German land.

Asked if the German authorities were prepared, if necessary, to quarantine cities or regions, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer replied that ” this would be a last resort ”, without detailing what should happen in order to Germany should resort to such drastic measures. In his turn, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said the Berlin government could consider granting tax incentives to the business in the event that the spread of coronavirus would have a global economic crisis.

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