Coronavirus Situation in Europa infographic
Grafik zeigt die Erkrankungenund Zahl der Toten in Europa um 08:00 am 23. März 2020


Europa verstärkt Ausgehverbot

By Duncan Mil

March 23, 2020 - Die Jagd nach Schutzmasken und sonstigen medizinische Utensilien beschäftigen die US und Europa am Montag, nachdem Infektionen mit dem Coronavirus unverändert hoch sind und noch weiter steigen.

Italy's infections continued to spike Sunday, hitting 59,000 cases and 5,476 deaths, and the death toll in Spain has risen to 1,772.

As more people are working from home, Facebook is reducing video streaming quality in Europe to avoid straining the internet.

The company said it would temporarily lower so-called bit rates -- which measure how much data is being transferred -- following similar moves from YouTube, Netflix and Amazon.

Swiss Investment Bank UBS says that a deep recession in Europe is inevitable. The continent's economy could shrink by as much as 4.5% similar to the global financial crisis in 2008, even though the European Central Bank has pumped €750 billion ($820 billion) into the European economy.

PUBLISHED: 23/03/2020; STORY: Graphic News
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