Photos: Europe’s Covid-19 death toll surges past 300,000 mark

UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:33 AM IST
A man walks past a Covid-19 public awareness display board at Westminster Bridge in London on November 10. More than 300,000 people have died across Europe due to the viral infection and authorities fear that fatalities and infections will continue to rise as the region heads into winter, Reuters reported. (Frank Augstein / AP)
Doctors tend to a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University Hospital in Aachen, Germany on November 10. With just 10 per cent of the world’s population, Europe accounts for almost a quarter of the 1.2 million deaths globally, and even its well-equipped hospitals are feeling the strain. (Ina Fassbender / AFP)
A view of a toy shop window with an inscription reading “ A wonderful Christmas” in Paris, France on November 10. Broad lockdowns earlier this year had helped Europe control the pandemic significantly but case numbers have surged since the summer and governments have ordered a second series of restrictions to limit social contacts. (Joel Saget / AFP)
A family wearing face masks cycle in front of the Sforzesco Castle in Milan, Italy on November 7. Over the past week, Europe has seen 280,000 cases a day, up 10 per cent from the week earlier, representing just over half of all new infections recorded globally, Reuters reported. (Miguel Medina / AFP)
A commuter walks past shuttered stores in London on November 7. Britain accounts for the highest death toll in Europe at around 49,000 as of November 10, and health experts have warned that with a current average of more than 20,000 cases daily, the country will exceed its worst-case scenario of 80,000 deaths, Reuters reported. (Simon Dawson / REUTERS)
A soldier inspects a French army Airbus A400 M before transferring Covid-19 patients from Lyon-Bron airport to Paris on November 10. France is the worst-affected country in the European Union and has registered more than 48,700 infections per day over the past week. According to Reuters, 92 per cent of Paris’s ICU capacity was occupied as of November 10. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP)
A worker of the Italian Voluntary Association of First Aid and Public Assistance, Croce Bianca, dispenses hand sanitizer to his colleague after transporting a Covid-19 patient in Milan, Italy on November 9. In Italy, daily average new cases are surging at more than 32,500. Deaths have been rising by more than 320 per day over the past three weeks, Reuters reported. (Miguel Medina / AFP)
People sunbathe and surf at the Bogatell beach in Barcelona, Spain on November 8. While the new vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech will take time to arrive, authorities are hoping that once winter is passed, it will stem further outbreaks next year. (Josep Lago / AFP)
A shop owner installs a public display board at her shop reading “For Sale” in Lyon, France on November 10. Governments across Europe have been forced to impose control measures including local curfews, closing non-essential shops and restricting movement in a region already facing a wave of job losses and business failures. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP)

A man walks past a Covid-19 public awareness display board at Westminster Bridge in London on November 10. More than 300,000 people have died across Europe due to the viral infection and authorities fear that fatalities and infections will continue to rise as the region heads into winter, Reuters reported. (Frank Augstein / AP)

Doctors tend to a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University Hospital in Aachen, Germany on November 10. With just 10 per cent of the world’s population, Europe accounts for almost a quarter of the 1.2 million deaths globally, and even its well-equipped hospitals are feeling the strain. (Ina Fassbender / AFP)

A view of a toy shop window with an inscription reading “ A wonderful Christmas” in Paris, France on November 10. Broad lockdowns earlier this year had helped Europe control the pandemic significantly but case numbers have surged since the summer and governments have ordered a second series of restrictions to limit social contacts. (Joel Saget / AFP)

A family wearing face masks cycle in front of the Sforzesco Castle in Milan, Italy on November 7. Over the past week, Europe has seen 280,000 cases a day, up 10 per cent from the week earlier, representing just over half of all new infections recorded globally, Reuters reported. (Miguel Medina / AFP)

A commuter walks past shuttered stores in London on November 7. Britain accounts for the highest death toll in Europe at around 49,000 as of November 10, and health experts have warned that with a current average of more than 20,000 cases daily, the country will exceed its worst-case scenario of 80,000 deaths, Reuters reported. (Simon Dawson / REUTERS)

A soldier inspects a French army Airbus A400 M before transferring Covid-19 patients from Lyon-Bron airport to Paris on November 10. France is the worst-affected country in the European Union and has registered more than 48,700 infections per day over the past week. According to Reuters, 92 per cent of Paris’s ICU capacity was occupied as of November 10. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP)

A worker of the Italian Voluntary Association of First Aid and Public Assistance, Croce Bianca, dispenses hand sanitizer to his colleague after transporting a Covid-19 patient in Milan, Italy on November 9. In Italy, daily average new cases are surging at more than 32,500. Deaths have been rising by more than 320 per day over the past three weeks, Reuters reported. (Miguel Medina / AFP)

People sunbathe and surf at the Bogatell beach in Barcelona, Spain on November 8. While the new vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech will take time to arrive, authorities are hoping that once winter is passed, it will stem further outbreaks next year. (Josep Lago / AFP)

A shop owner installs a public display board at her shop reading “For Sale” in Lyon, France on November 10. Governments across Europe have been forced to impose control measures including local curfews, closing non-essential shops and restricting movement in a region already facing a wave of job losses and business failures. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP)

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With merely 10 per cent of the world's population, Europe accounts for almost a quarter of the 1.2 million Covid deaths across the globe. On November 10, Europe’s Covid-19 death toll went passed the 300,000 mark. With winter approaching, authorities fear that deaths and infections will continue to rise despite hopes for a new vaccine. As of November 10, Europe reported 12.8 million cases and 300,114 deaths due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

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