OREANDA-NEWS. The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the number of deaths due to coronavirus of a new type in Europe in October and November to increase. This was reported on September 14 by Agence France-Presse with reference to the Director of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, Hans Kluge. “It’s going to get tougher. In October, November, we are going to see more mortality,” Kluge said.

The agency adds the increase in the number of deaths will be connected to a growth in the number of infections due to the new wave of the epidemic in Europe.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 28.7 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the world. Over 920 thousand people died.

Almost 308 thousand people became infected with COVID-19 in the world in a day, which is a record figure since the beginning of the pandemic. The exact numbers are the following: 307,930 cases of infection against 306,857 cases registered on September 6.