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Italy hit by lethal coronavirus cases puts 11 towns on lockdown

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In Italy, where three people infected with the coronavirus have died, a lockdown has been imposed on 11 towns to limit the spread of the dangerous virus infection, The Guardian reports.

Italian authorities have implemented draconian measures to try to halt the coronavirus outbreak in the north of the country, including imposing fines on anyone caught entering or leaving outbreak areas, as a third person was confirmed to have died on Sunday, February 23.

About 50,000 residents in the towns under lockdown, located mostly in the northern Lombardy region, have been told to stay home and avoid social contact, while schools, shops and businesses, except pharmacies, have been closed, The Guardian reports.

The Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, stated: «We have adopted a decree to protect the health of Italians, which is our priority and which ranks first in the list of constitutional values.» According to the Guardian, Conte added that Italians should «have faith in the political and scientific institutions, which are doing everything possible».

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  1. Rachel says:

    Which towns are locked down

  2. kushal kumar says:

    According to news reports on 24 February , 2020 , six persons have died on account of Coronavirus in Italy so far while over 200 persons are confirmed having been infected. A news report published in a daily at the same time has referred to the statement of the Director General Of Health Services in W.H.O. which said that its experts were travelling to the heart of the epidemic. The African leaders are said to have been told to prepare for the outbreak’s global spread. In this context , it may be apt to refer the readers to the following message in an email of 3rd February 2020 this Vedic astrology writer had sent to a friend CEO of a company in Asia:-
    “ Feb 3 , 2020 :
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    As regards Italy , this Vedic astrology writer had alerted the country through article -“ Potential of stars for Italy in soon coming year 2020” – published on 15 December , 2019 at The predictive alert had suggested for taking of more care and appropriate strategy in Italy against health hazards during mid-March to June 2020. It was also mentioned that the scenario can also mean worrisome ailments involving respiratory system in the body.
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  4. Sharon says:

    Can someone tell us which towns are on lockdown?? Can’t find the information anywhere

  5. carol says:

    have also tried to search for towns on lockdown….. no joy…. somebody must know somewhere on here…….. just need to know as trip planned …

  6. Jacqueline M says:

    Bertonico Terranova dei Passerini Castiglione d’Adda Casalpusterlengo Castelgerundo Somaglia Codogno Fombio Maleo Vo’ Eugane San Fiorano

  7. Anonymous says:

    Are they gonna lock down Milan also if anyone know ??

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