COVID Cases Rise in Europe Despite 66% Vax Rate

Rising vaccination rate in Europe is not slowing the spread of Covid-19.

QUICK FACTS:
  • 65.55% of European countries have been fully vaccinated, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 69.9% receiving at least one dose.
  • Nevertheless, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Nov 16 that coronavirus “deaths in Europe rose 5% in the previous week, making it the only region in the world where Covid-19 deaths increased.”
  • Speaking to the BBC, WHO regional director Dr. Hans Kluge warned that 500,000 more deaths could be recorded by March.