Covid-2019: Italy applies additional emergency measures nationwide

Source : 112 Ukraine

Cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in all 20 Italian regions
08:05, 10 March 2020

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On Monday, March 8, Italia's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addressed people on TV, ordering them to stay home and seek permission for essential travel, BBC reports.

According to him, the measures were designed to protect the most vulnerable. "There is no more time," Conte stated.

As it was stated, schools and universities would remain closed until April 3. All sporting events, including football matches, are suspended nationwide.

Related: Italy shows how to tackle the coronavirus impact

It is worth noting that has been a significant increase in the number of coronavirus cases. The Country's coronavirus death toll went from 366 to 463 on Monday.

"We are having an important growth in infection... and of deaths," Italia's PM added.

As we reported earlier, 100 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Spain on March 9. Minister of Healthcare Fernando Simon has stated, as TSN informed.

Thus, 440 patients have already been recorded in the country. The number of deaths from coronavirus has increased to six. Most cases take place in Madrid. 

The regional government applied restrictive measures.

Related: Lombardy, 11 provinces in northern Italy blocked due to quarantine: No entry or exit

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