Slow to Close Businesses, Italy’s Economic Hub Can’t Shake Off Coronavirus

MILAN—Italy’s coronavirus pandemic passed its peak 3 months back. But the ebbing of contagion is slow, prolonging the suffering of the nationwide lockdown, and the most significant trouble is the place it all started: Lombardy.

In Italy’s most populous and economically critical location, the place Milan is the funds, the quantity of new bacterial infections remains stubbornly high, increasing doubts about irrespective of whether Italy is all set to start unwinding its lockdown as scheduled from May possibly 4.

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Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Overtakes China’s

ROME—Italy’s loss of life toll from the coronavirus epidemic seems to have overtaken that in China, the newest official information exhibits, as Chinese fatalities slide sharply and Europe becomes the epicenter of a pandemic that is killing 1000’s and devastating the world financial state.

The relentless increase in Italy’s virus fatalities displays the certain threat the respiratory disorder poses for aged individuals in a place that has the world’s next-oldest population after Japan.

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Italy’s Coronavirus Lockdown Met With Confusion, Questions About Enforcement

ROME—Italy’s effort to fight the worst coronavirus epidemic outside China by quarantining 17 million people began in confusion on Sunday, as transport services continued, enforcement wasn’t yet evident and Italians wondered how it was meant to work.

A government decree that took effect on Sunday bans people from entering or leaving large swaths of northern Italy, including the cities of Milan, Venice and Parma and much of Italy’s industrial heartland.

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