“A devastating milestone has been reached as the number of deaths from Covid-19 reported by countries in the WHO Europe region has exceeded two million people,” a spokesperson for the agency told AFP. UN health organization.

In all, 2,002,058 people died from Covid for 218,225,294 cases recorded by the organization in the WHO Europe zone, which extends to Central Asia.

The most bereaved country on the planet, the United States has passed the one million death mark, the White House announced on Thursday.

After a rebound in the first half of March, the coronavirus pandemic has since declined in Europe.

The number of cases and deaths has fallen by 26% and 24% respectively in the past seven days.

More than two years after the first restrictions, most European countries therefore intend to turn the page on Covid-19 and few limitations remain.

In France, for example, wearing a mask will no longer be compulsory in transport from Monday.

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