John Hopkins University reports that Italy has 10,149 confirmed coronavirus cases and 631 deaths, a large increase from the 168 deaths reported on Monday. While Italy’s national lockdown is still in place, restricting activities and movements, Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will not discount the need for even more restrictive measures to protect the population of over 60 million.
In an effort to halt the continued spread of the coronavirus, the government’s new motto: “I’m staying at home”, includes no public gatherings or sports competitions, limiting travel, and closing universities and schools across the country. It is recommended that all Italians limit their social contact by staying home. The latest government decree only allows travel for “urgent, verifiable work situations and emergencies or health reasons.”
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