The authorities in the Belgian city of Liege called on doctors to continue working even if they were carrying the Corona virus, due to the increasing number of infected people in hospitals.
Statistics estimate that a quarter of doctors are infected with Covid 19 disease.
And 10 hospitals have asked doctors who are infected with the Corona virus and are not showing symptoms to return to their places and start work.
The head of the Medical Union told the BBC that they had to order in order to protect the health system from collapse within days.
Dr. Philip DeVos acknowledged the risks of transmitting the virus from infected doctors to sick patients.
The city, located in eastern Belgium, recorded a significant increase in the number of injuries, reaching one out of every three people who underwent tests.
Hospitals began to transfer the injured to institutions outside the city, canceling unimpeded checks, days after the Minister of Health, Frank Vanderbrook, declared that the country was approaching a “tsunami” of injuries, making the authorities “lose control of what is happening.”
This decision coincides with the efforts of governments in Europe to confront new waves of the virus, through many measures and measures.
Italy, hit by the virus, decided in March / March, closing sports halls, theaters and swimming pools, in order to reduce the number of injuries. On Sunday, the country recorded 21,200 new cases.
The government has warned that the high number of infections will strain the health system, but Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said a complete lockdown would be a disaster for the economy.
What measures has Italy taken?
Cafes and restaurants stop providing their services in the store at six in the evening, and they are limited to orders for customers outside the store, until midnight. Contact sports are prohibited, but most stores and offices remain open.
These restrictions are in effect until November 24 / November, requires high schools and universities to deliver 75 percent of their lessons online.
Local governments demanded that all lessons be offered remotely, but the Minister of Education, Lucia Azulina, refused, according to Italian media.
The government also urged people not to travel outside their cities and towns unless absolutely necessary and not to use public transportation if possible.
On Sunday, Conte told a news conference: “I think we will suffer a little this month, but if we bore ourselves now, we will be able to breathe in December.”
The recent restrictions sparked protests in Naples, Turin, and Rome.
What is happening in other European countries?
Sports halls and swimming pools are also closed in Belgium, and shops stop working at eight in the evening, and masks have become compulsory in public places.
The BBC’s Panorama program revealed that 16 to 25-year-olds are twice as likely to lose their jobs during the pandemic than the elderly.
The study examined by the program showed that the gap in education is widening between the wealthy and needy youth.
Health experts in France have warned that the number of daily infections with the Coronavirus may be twice the official number.
Professor John-Francois Delphresi, chair of the scientific board, which the government is consulting on pandemic matters, said the estimates include untested and asymptomatic cases.
He told REL radio that he was surprised by the “brutality” of the second wave, which is expected to be worse than the first, adding that “many people do not realize what awaits us.”
France has imposed a nighttime curfew in major cities, including Paris. And Sunday, 52 thousand new cases were recorded in one day. The total number of injuries in the country reached 1.1 million, including 13,780 deaths.
Spain declared a state of emergency throughout the country, and imposed a night-time curfew, due to the escalation in the number of coronavirus infections.
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said that the curfew, which began on Sunday at night, will be between 11 pm and 6 am.
The authorities, according to the state of emergency law, can prevent travel between regions. Spain has recorded more than 1 million injuries and 34,750 deaths.
In the Czech Republic, the army handed over a field hospital it built in 7 days to the Prague Infectious Diseases Hospital. The country is witnessing a significant increase in the number of injuries, which reached 258 thousand and two thousand deaths.
Russia recorded a record number of daily injuries, which reached 17,347, according to officials. The total number of injuries exceeded 1.5 million, but the mayor of Moscow, the worst-affected city, said that the increase in infections is continuing, but slower than it was.