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Covid-19 records recorded in Eastern Europe hit 20 million

by Meso Ejiofor
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Oyogist.com has learned that the number of coronavirus infections recorded so far in Eastern Europe exceeded 20 million on Sunday due to the worst outbreaks since the outbreak of the pandemic and delayed vaccination efforts.

Countries in the region have the lowest immunization rates in Europe, with less than half of the population receiving single doses.

According to Our World in Data, Hungary outperforms the region’s vaccination rate, with 62% of the population receiving at least one vaccination, while Ukraine receives one in 19% of the population.

Increase in new infections in the region are steadily increasing, with an average of over 83,700 new cases per day, the highest level since November last year.

Although only 4% of the world’s population, Eastern Europe accounts for about 20% of all new cases reported worldwide.

According to analysis, three of the top five countries reporting the highest death toll in the world are in Eastern Europe in Russia, Ukraine and Romania.

World Health Organization emergency director Mike Ryan said Covid-19 infection in many European countries due to more indoor social gatherings after the restrictions were lifted just as winter began.

As the wave of infectious diseases intensifies, many in Eastern Europe are torn between rebellion and regret for not being vaccinated.

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