Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitschko announced a rally in support of the Italian republic, as the country is overwhelmed with the raging coronavirus. The official said so during the briefing on March 20.
Italian flags are hoisted on Khreshchatyk street, and the city hall's building will be lit in green, white and red - the flag's colors.
"For three evenings, from Friday till Sunday, the building of the city hall will be lit in the colors of Italian flag in support of those who now combat this dangerous disease", Klitschko said.
As we reported, Italy surpassed China by the number of victims of the Chinese coronavirus. The European Centre for Prevention and Control for Disease reported that on Friday, March 20.
Over 3,400 people deceased from the disease in this country; on March 19 alone, 427 passed away. At the same time, China lost 3,252 people during the entire period of the epidemic.
The number of those infected in Europe also beats that registered in China; 82,869 against 81,199. The overall number of fatalities in Europe made 4,089.