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COVID-19 Deaths Rise in Europe, But Italians Hopeful Infections Are Slowing

HeadlineApr 03, 2020

Europe continues to bear the brunt of global COVID-19 deaths, with Spain’s death toll passing the 10,000 mark, France passing 5,300 deaths and the United Kingdom approaching 3,000 dead. Italy reported another 760 COVID-19 deaths Thursday, bringing the total number to almost 14,000. But Italian officials cited a glimmer of hope that, after weeks of increasingly strict social distancing measures, the rate of new infections appears to be leveling off.

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