Ace Daily News

Italian Disaster

Italians extend lockdown across the WHOLE country after death toll leaps by 97 in one day to 463… as travel is restricted, people are told not to go out at night and nation’s premier says ‘there won’t be a red zone… there’ll just be Italy’

  • Lockdown in Italy extended nationwide as previous measures were no longer sufficient to contain outbreak
  • New government decree requires all people to demonstrate a need to travel outside the areas where they live
  • Despite increased lockdown passengers arriving from Italy to Britain will not be screened for coronavirus
  • Photos emerged in Cremona of medics in protective suits with gloves, goggles, face masks treating patients
  • Giuseppe Conte pleaded with Italians to ‘protect the health of our loved ones’ by obeying the new lockdown
  • He told people not to ‘counter these measures or dodge them’ after 16million people were put in quarantine
  • Police were today manning checkpoints in Lombardy after the region and 14 provinces were shut down
  • Italy’s death toll soared from 133 to 366 yesterday, becoming the highest in the world outside China
  • The spike marks a 20 per cent rise in the coronavirus death rate within 24 hours in the European country
  • Foreign Office said British tourists ‘are free to return home or complete their holiday’ under Italian guidelines
  • Six prisoners died amid jailhouse riots across Italy in protest at a ban on family visits because of coronavirus