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Covid updates in Europe

Carlota Baudin, Staff reporter, The Pawprint 

The United Kingdom, which has the biggest death toll in Europe, reported 12,872 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, more than double the country’s most recent seven-day rolling average, according to official figures. 

In France, the national health agency recorded a daily record on Saturday, with 16,972 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, surpassing last week’s record of 16,096. On Thursday, health minister Olivier Véran warned that Paris is in danger of returning to lockdown as soon as today, after the government said the situation was worsening in the capital.

Poland reported 2,367 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, hitting a record high for the third day in a row, according to a series of tweets by the country’s health ministry, while Italy reported its highest daily increase since April 24, with 2,844 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Germany reported 2,673 new coronavirus infections on Friday, the highest number of daily infections since April 18.

The United Kingdom, which has the biggest death toll in Europe, reported 12,872 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, more than double the country’s most recent seven-day rolling average, according to official figures. 

In France, the national health agency recorded a daily record on Saturday, with 16,972 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, surpassing last week’s record of 16,096. On Thursday, health minister Olivier Véran warned that Paris is in danger of returning to lockdown as soon as today, after the government said the situation was worsening in the capital.

Poland reported 2,367 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, hitting a record high for the third day in a row, according to a series of tweets by the country’s health ministry, while Italy reported its highest daily increase since April 24, with 2,844 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Germany reported 2,673 new coronavirus infections on Friday, the highest number of daily infections since April 18.

The crackdown comes in other European countries as tougher anti-coronavirus restrictions imposed earlier by the Spanish government began to take effect. Madrid as of Friday night, is in virtual lockdown. 

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