Global Covid-19 cases pass 250 million as Europe outbreak worsens


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More than 250 million Covid-19 cases have been recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Globally, more than five million deaths from Covid-19 have been recorded so far, but the vast majority of those infected have recovered. Some, however, have continued to experience symptoms weeks or even months later. The latest data on Monday comes as the pace of daily Covid-19 cases has started to pick up again since mid-October, with some European countries reporting surges in daily figures. The World Health Organization has warned of potential outbreaks involving new variants of...