By Yusuf Ozcan

ROME (AA) – The death toll and number of confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise across Europe.

In Europe’s worst-hit country, 233 people lost their lives in Italy. The number of confirmed cases climbed to 5,061, making it one of the most affected countries in the world.

The death toll in France rose to 16 and the number of confirmed cases the virus known as COVID-19 jumped to 949.

Germany confirmed 795 cases and in the U.K., officials confirmed 206 cases.

Spain now has 441 confirmed cases of coronavirus and has reported 10 deaths so far.

The number

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