Coronavirus: Italy deaths rise again after two days of declining toll
ROME (BLOOMBERG) - Italy reported 743 new deaths from the coronavirus on Tuesday (March 24), cutting short a positive two-day trend that had offered hope the country's draconian containment measures were bearing fruit.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Confirmed cases in the country now total 69,176, civil protection authorities said at their daily news conference in Rome.Active cases rose by 3,612, the least in nearly a week.Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's government may impose fines of up to €4,000 (S$6,000) for violations of a nationwide lockdown as the country struggles to counter Europe's worst coronavirus outbreak, Ansa news agency reported.
Finance Minister Roberto Gualtieri said in a parliamentary appearance that the economy contracted"sharply" in March and will likely do so in April too, assuming coronavirus containment measures continue.The baseline scenario is for a recovery from May onward, with the economy contracting just by"a few" percentage points in full-year 2020.
The euro-zone economy is sinking into recession as more and more countries toughen containment efforts with strict stay-at-home policies. Read more: The Straits Times »
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Italy bans internal travel as coronavirus death toll rises by 651ROME (REUTERS) - Italy banned travel within the country on Sunday (March 22) in yet another attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, with data showing a further 651 people had died from the disease, lifting the number of fatalities to 5,476.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Italy bans travel in bid to slow coronavirus deathsROME (AFP) - Italy banned domestic travel and shut down a range of industries on Monday (March 23) in a last-ditch push against the spread of a coronavirus that has killed nearly 5,500 people in a month.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Rt
Italy bans internal travel as a further 651 die from coronavirusROME — Italy banned travel within the country on Sunday (March 22) in yet another attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as data showed a further 651 people had died from the disease, lifting the number of fatalities to 5,476.
Italy sees 651 new coronavirus deaths, toll nears 5,500ROME: Italy 's world-topping toll from the coronavirus pandemic approached 5,500 on Sunday (Mar 22) after the Mediterranean country reported ... 💔 God save 🇮🇹🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Italy bans internal travel as a further 651 die from coronavirus Italy banned travel within the country on Sunday in yet another attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as data showed a further 651 people had died from the disease, lifting the number of fatalities to 5,476. A month after the first death from the highly infectious virus was registered in Italy
Italy sees second successive drop in virus deaths Italy reported a second successive drop in daily deaths and infections from a coronavirus that has nevertheless claimed more than 6,000 lives in a month. Italy 's National Health Institute (ISS) chief Silvio Brusaferro was more guarded. Saturday's record toll was followed by a late-night address