Quarantine because of the epidemic coronavirus infection in Italy have been extended till 3 may. This was stated by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, writes April 10, ANSA.
Conte called the decision “difficult but necessary” and said that taking him on all political duties.
The Prime Minister of Italy hopes that Italy may 3 will be able to go to recovery activity, but noted that it all depends on how manifest themselves Italians.
Italy in third place for the dissemination of the infection in the country has infected more than 147 thousand people. However, the country decreased the number of new hospitalizations.
Since March 10, in Italy there are strict quarantine measures in the outbreak of coronavirus infection. Authorities have closed educational institutions, prohibited mass meetings and urged citizens not to go outside. In the cities, only work grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, newsagents and tobacconist.
Residents are allowed to visit only the shops that are near their homes, and only in the municipality in which the person is registered.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 8, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.67 million, of which nearly 373 thousand recovered more than 101 thousand died.