Covid in Europe: Countries with the highest number of positive Covid cases in Europe in the last seven days

The global pandemic has affected every corner of the globe, with the lives of millions of people affected.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 259,308,980 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 5,187,764 confirmed deaths.

But there are some regions that have been more impacted than others, we take a look at the countries in Europe with the highest number of confirmed Covid cases worldwide.

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With cases on the rise in Europe, many countries are seeing the return of restrictions.

Germany has seen cases rise sharply in recent weeks and in the past seven days has recorded the highest number in Europe.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 353,787 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Germany, there have been a total of 5,430,911 cases and 99,433 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 67.55 per 100 people.

To help curb infections, Germany has reintroduced work-from-home recommendations and introduced ‘3G’ rules, which require people to show they are vaccinated, test negative or are completely recovered from Covid to access workplaces or public transport.

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The UK has the highest total number of coronavirus cases in Europe.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 289,557 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In the UK, there have been a total of 9,889,930 cases and 143,972 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 67.63 per 100 people.

Each country in the UK sets its own restrictions through its own devolved governments.

Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have all introduced a Covid passport, while in England there are currently no Covid restrictions and masks are not compulsory.

Russia is the largest country in the world, spanning 11 time zones.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 254,923 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Russia, there have been a total of 9,400,853 cases and 266,579 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 35.08 per 100 people.

In early November, Russia announced a paid leave plan, encouraging everyone to stay home for a non-working week to help curb the virus.

There are varying levels of restrictions across the country, with one region in Siberia imposing self-isolation rules on residents who have not yet been vaccinated.

Russia has also introduced vaccine passes, which are mandatory for anyone wishing to access public spaces or transport.

Turkey is home to a population of 84.34 million.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 164,392 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Turkey, there have been a total of 8,596,410 cases and 75,235 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 59.68 per 100 people.

In Turkey, masks are compulsory in all public places, including streets, side streets, parks, gardens, picnic areas, markets, seaside and public transport, including the metro, buses, taxis and ferries. Masks are also mandatory in all shops, restaurants, hairdressers and barbershops.

To access places such as cinemas, concerts and events, or to make inter-city or inter-provincial travel, you will need to have proof that you are fully immunized, have a negative PCR test or proof of recent recovery of covid

The Netherlands has been rocked by protections following the recent restrictions.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 151,169 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In the Netherlands, there have been a total of 2,465,288 cases and 18,995 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 64.94 per 100 people.

The Netherlands has become the first western country to return to confinement since the summer.

Bars, restaurants and non-essential businesses have been closed for three weeks.

The WHO has warned that Poland could once again become the epicenter of the virus.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 147,015 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Poland, there have been a total of 3,377,698 cases and 81,228 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 53.18 per 100 people.

Poland has warned it will have to reintroduce restrictions if cases do not drop.

France has declared a fifth wave.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 126,819 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In France, there have been a total of 7,191,102 cases and 116,099 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 68.58 per 100 people.

France wants to prevent a lockdown and introduces some restrictions instead, including their health card which is needed to access cafes, restaurants, museums, cinemas and other public places

Infections have reached a record high in the Czech Republic.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 110,268 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In the Czech Republic, there have been a total of 2,018,069 cases and 32,304 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 57.68 per 100 people.

The government has confirmed that if cases do not drop, it may have to implement a three-week lockdown similar to Austria’s.

Ukraine has the lowest vaccination rate in Europe with only 19.81 per 100 inhabitants.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 108,387 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Ukraine, there have been a total of 3,353,136 cases and 4,333 confirmed deaths.

In early November, Kyiv introduced new red-level restrictions, meaning people would have to have proof of their vaccination status to access services.

Austria has made headlines around the world for quarantining those who are not vaccinated.

There have been tense protests across the country, but with rising infection rates and falling vaccination rates that many of its neighbors have pointed to the government to help flatten the tide, they have not the choice.

According to the World Health Organization, there have been 98,863 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past seven days.

In Austria, there have been a total of 1,067,855 cases and 11,645 confirmed deaths.

The country currently has a vaccination rate of 63.85 per 100 people.

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