​​​​​​​Several countries go to lift restrictions of lockdown gradually 

In coinciding with the stabilization of the deaths and infections, several countries are going to ease the procedures of lockdown, and returning work, at a time when international organizations and officials warn of catastrophic risks, indicating that the spread of the virus around the world has not reached its peak yet.

According to the latest statistics of W.H.O, the number of infections around the world at the time of preparing this report reached 2,995,699, while the number of people recovered reached 881,561 and 207,020 people had died.

Although the death toll of those infected with Covid-19 is now close to three million, half of them on the old continent, and W.H.O warns of the dangers of the pandemic again, the governments of several countries are preparing to partially ease the tight restrictions and gradually return to normal life.

In the United States of America, where the number of people infected with the coronavirus has reached nearly one million, and deaths more than 54 cases, they suffer from several problems in the economy, and the unemployment rate has risen to about 16 percent, according to the confirmation of White House economic advisor Kevin Hassett.

"I think the next two months will look terrifying," Hassett told a news conference, adding: "You will see numbers worse than anything we've seen before."

The White House counselor’s comments follow health experts ’warnings that increased human interaction could unleash a new wave of cases of Covid-19 disease.

In Spain, according to new rules, Sunday was allowed for children to took to the streets for the first time in 6 weeks.

Spain is second only to the United States of America, with 226,629 infections, of whom 23,190 had died.

In Italy, which recorded 260 deaths in Adana, since mid-March, with a total of 26,644 deaths out of 197,675 infected, the Italian authorities stated that schools will reopen in next September, while many businesses can resume their activities next week.

Next Tuesday, the French authorities are expected to issue a set of guidelines and a plan to open schools and return to work.

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that it will partially lift the curfew for 24 hours, and allow commercial centers and shops to open their doors for specific hours, with the continued closure of the holy city of Mecca around the clock.

And in Iran, following the Iranian President’s statements about reopening shrines and religious sites in 127 regions that are described as “white areas” after approving by the Ministry of Health, they will open either by the end of next week or in the middle of Ramadan (on May 9).

The head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Iranian Ministry of Health warned that the country has not yet reached the peak of the corona virus outbreak, which means that the number of infections and deaths caused by the Covid 19 resulting from the pandemic is still rising, adding that "people should not believe that the pandemic is over." And they can wander around as they like, "he stressed, adding that people should stay at home if they don't have anything important to do outside."

In Germany, the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases in Germany revealed Monday, a large decrease in the number of daily infections with the Coronavirus, as 1,018 new cases were recorded compared to 1,738 the day before, indicating that the total number of HIV infections in the country reached 155,193.

This week, German Health Minister Jens Young announced that the new coronavirus is "under control".

On Thursday, the German government adopted uniform and binding rules throughout the country for the purpose of preventing the emergence of the new coronavirus, as part of a gradual return of more employees to the workplaces, according to the statements of German Labor Minister Hubertus Heil.

On Sunday, German Foreign Minister Haikou Maas also warned against speeding up the reopening of tourist destinations prematurely, indicating that Europe should agree on a common path to return to freedom of travel and movement after the restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the new corona virus.

"The European race over who allows the movement of tourism or does not lead to unacceptable risks," Mas added in statements to the newspaper "Bild am Sonntag".

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