The European continent is currently responsible for 22% of the total cases of Covid-19 in the world.
The new cases of Covid-19 in Europe doubled in the space of five weeks, surpassing, this Sunday, the mark of 10 million total infections, according to data of Reuters.
The first five million positive cases in Europe were recorded over nine months. In just over a month, according to Reuters analysis, the region doubled the number of total infections.
With 10% of the world population, Europe accounts for about 22% of the 46.3 million cases of Covid-19 in the world. With more than 269 thousand deaths, the region detains about 23% of the total deaths by covid-19 worldwide, which has already lost almost 1.2 million lives.