Italy imposes coronavirus lockdown after outbreak
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Coronavirus: Italy imposes lockdown to tackle new outbreak

Italian officials have introduced measures to control what is now the worst outbreak of the coronavirus in Europe.

There are strict quarantine restrictions in two northern "hotspot" regions close to Milan and Venice, in the Lombardy and Veneto regions.

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  • 23 Feb 2020
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