Italy set to prolong anti-coronavirus lockdown: PM Conte to paper

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Italy will remain under lockdown beyond previous deadlines due to expire later this month and in early April, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday, in ongoing efforts to try beat Coronavirus in Europe's worst-affected country.

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Italy's Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses China's
Italy's Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses China's 3,405 people have now died from the coronavirus in Italy, according to Reuters. 3,249 people have died to date in China, according to Johns Hopkins University. The death toll increased by 427 in the past 24 hours in Italy. China announced that there have been no new deaths for the first time since the outbreak of the virus. So far, there are more than 230,000 confirmed cases of the virus worldwide, including at least 9,325 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. Italy remains under lockdown, and closures will be extended beyond April 3, according to Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Giuseppe Conte, via statement Italian citizens can only leave their homes to purchase food or pick up medicine from pharmacies.

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