From Berlin to Paris, Madrid, Rome and Bratislava, associations that help victims of domestic violence have sounded the alarm after Europe overtook China to become the epicentre of the pandemic.
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country, H&M has had to shut down all of its 460 branches.
The country's homeless are dealing with food scarcity, not to mention the absence of medical care and lack of safe places to sleep, while 40,000 of them are without a roof over their heads.
The US Senate unanimously passed a $2-trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment.
With 82 votes against it in 120-seat parliament PM Albin Kurti's cabinet did not survive the motion, initiated by coalition partner Democratic League of Kosovo, less than two months since it came to power.
Italy has seen more fatalities than any other country, with latest figures showing that 6,820 people have died from the infection in barely a month.
The trial, which lasted six months, was closely watched in Germany where concern has been growing over an increasingly militant far-right scene.
Paderborn's Luca Kilan, 20, was the first case of Covid-19 in the German top-flight, which has been postponed until at least April 2 due to the pandemic.
Hundreds of millions of people have suddenly undergone the biggest change to daily life since World War II as governments order them to stay at home in a bid to beat the coronavirus disease.
With no roof over their heads and no food to sustain themselves, the homeless around the world are one of the most vulnerable groups in light of the global pandemic.
With Europe now the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU has slammed shut its external borders to halt the spread of Covid-19.
While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit by the virus, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that young people were also vulnerable.
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