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Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas made the repeated closure of the borders within the EU due to the second wave of the coronavirus. He told about it in interview to Agency DPA, reports Daily Sabah.
“It is not excluded that the boundaries would have to close if the number of infections in any region of the EU will be significantly higher than in others,” he said. The Maas stressed that such a decision should be taken at the European level through the ballot box.
Earlier, the Director of the regional office of the world health organization (who) in Europe Hans Kluge said that because of the easing of restrictions in European countries witnessed a revival of coronavirus. In particular, within two weeks of the outbreak of the disease was observed in 30 European countries.
The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world to 27 June exceeded 9.8 million. For the entire period of the pandemic died 495,8 thousands infected, 4.9 million recovered. Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.
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