Europe remains in the grip of the novel coronavirus pandemic as the virus has claimed nearly 60,000 lives on the continent.

The total number of confirmed cases — including the worst hit countries such as Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and the U.K. — exceeds 707,000 while the death toll now nears 60,000.

While Italy and Spain remains the worst hit countries, the virus has also triggered alarm in the U.K.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains under intensive care, with the highest death toll in 24 hours — 938 — on record on Wednesday evening.


Though Italy remains

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