World Health Organization Regional Director for Europe Dr. Hans Kluge speaks about the worsening coronavirus situation during an online news conference on Sept. 17, 2020.
The number of officially recorded coronavirus cases across the globe has climbed above 30 million.
The worst affected countries remain the United States, India and Brazil.
But there's been a surge in positive test results across Europe in recent weeks.
The BBC's Gareth Barlow reports.
The regional director of the World Health Organization, Hans Kluge, saying a very serious situation across Europe, France Spain and the United Kingdom -- cases there are reaching the highest levels in months.
And there are reports that the British government is considering reintroducing restrictions across the whole of England to try and stem the rise in cases.
Israel, the first country to re-impose a second national lockdown; Australia has been battling to control the number of cases in its second wave and of course, let's remember for many countries, they're still in their first wave.
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