Europe crosses 150,000 daily coronavirus cases mark, a week after reporting 100,000 daily cases
By Editor - Sat Oct 17, 12:30 pm
Much of Europe has tightened curbs including measures such as shutting or ordering early closing of bars, but now the surging infection rates are also testing governments’ resolve to keep schools and non-COVID medical care going. Globally, cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase. As a region, Europe is reporting more daily cases than India, Brazil and the United States combined.