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    COVID-19: Italian churches, bars reopen as European countries relax restrictions

COVID-19: Italian churches, bars reopen as European countries relax restrictions

Churches have been allowed to reopen in Italy alongside restaurants, bars, cafes, hairdressers and other businesses after more than two months of national lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Restrictions had been enforced in March but, as the spread of the virus continued to slow down, Giuseppe Conte, Italy's prime minister, recently announced that the country would take a "calculated risk" to resume activities. According [...]

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    100 Italian doctors have died from complications of COVID-19

100 Italian doctors have died from complications of COVID-19

One hundred doctors in Italy have died from complications of COVID-19. On Thursday, Filippo Anelli, president of the country's association of doctors, said each victim has left a "deep scar on the skin and on the heart" of each Italian doctor. The association said the list of doctors who fell during the COVID-19 pandemic is lengthening, which includes retired doctors who were [...]

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    Coronavirus: Italy records 919 deaths in one day as toll hits 9,000

Coronavirus: Italy records 919 deaths in one day as toll hits 9,000

Italy has recorded 919 deaths from the coronavirus, setting a fresh record of the highest casualty from the disease in a day. According to Worldometres, which computes global statistics on the pandemic, the country also recorded fresh 5,909 cases. This brings the total deaths in Italy to 9,134 out of the 86,498 cases recorded so far. The United States remains the country with [...]

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    Italian nurse kills self after testing positive for coronavirus

Italian nurse kills self after testing positive for coronavirus

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    Italian priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his respirator for younger patient

Italian priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his respirator for younger patient

Giuseppe Berardelli, a Catholic priest in Casnigo, Italy, has died of coronavirus after giving his respirator to a younger patient with the virus.  A respirator is an apparatus used to induce artificial respiration, as one major symptom of COVID-19 is difficulty in breathing.  James Martin, editor at large at Americamag, a US publication, who shared the news on Twitter, said Berardelli, aged [...]

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    Coronavirus: Some infected persons are hiding, says health minister

Coronavirus: Some infected persons are hiding, says health minister

"We have to get those who have been infected now. If we don’t, it may be a serious burden in the system. I am sure some are hiding, they will not report for whatever reason. Nobody will be arrested or asked to pay anything. "Those who are returning now are Nigerians. With the closure of our airports, we will reduce inflow [...]

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    Couple wed in coronavirus face masks at ceremony with no guests in Italy – world’s worst hit country

Couple wed in coronavirus face masks at ceremony with no guests in Italy – world’s worst hit country

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    Italy records 6,557 new coronavirus cases, 793 deaths in 24hrs

Italy records 6,557 new coronavirus cases, 793 deaths in 24hrs

Italy has recorded 793 new deaths from coronavirus in 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 4,825 – the highest in the world. According to Worldometre, a website that gives update on the virus, the country whose population is over 60 million recorded 6,557 new cases in the last 24 hours. In total, the number of [...]

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    Coronavirus: Italy’s crisis worsens, 627 deaths, 5,986 cases — in 24 hours

Coronavirus: Italy’s crisis worsens, 627 deaths, 5,986 cases — in 24 hours

Italy has recorded a total number of 4,032 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak, with an unprecedented increase of 627 in 24 hours. According to the Italian Civil Protection Agency, the country also recorded fresh 5,986 cases on Friday, bringing the total to 47,021 infections. On Thursday, Italy's death toll overtook China despite having a far less number of cases when compared to China's 81,250. At least 2,629 health [...]

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    Coronavirus: With 3,405 deaths, Italy overtakes China as worst-hit country

Coronavirus: With 3,405 deaths, Italy overtakes China as worst-hit country

Italy has overtaken China as the country with the highest number of coronavirus deaths. The death toll in the country now stands at 3,405, overtaking China which has recorded 3,245 deaths from the virus since its outbreak in December. Earlier, the Chinese authorities announced that Wuhan, where the disease broke out, and its surrounding province have no new cases while most of the patients are [...]

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    Coronavirus: Italy records 475 deaths — highest single-day increase ever

Coronavirus: Italy records 475 deaths — highest single-day increase ever

With 475 deaths in 24 hours, Italy now has the worst case in the outbreak of coronavirus. China where the disease broke out in December did not have up to such number of deaths in a single day. Lombardy, the worst-hit region in Italy, recorded 319 deaths in one day, according to the BBC. Last week, Giacomo Angeloni, councillor in charge of cemeteries at Bergamo, [...]

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    Ghana stops two Italians from entering country over coronavirus

Ghana stops two Italians from entering country over coronavirus

The Ghanaian authorities, on Monday, prevented two Italian nationals from entering the country over fears of coronavirus. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Ghana's minister of information, made this known. Italy's death toll and number of confirmed cases is the second-highest in the world -- after mainland China -- where coronavirus broke out in December. Last Tuesday, the country recorded the highest single toll from coronavirus following [...]

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    Italians over 80 to be ‘denied access to intensive care’ if coronavirus cases worsen

Italians over 80 to be ‘denied access to intensive care’ if coronavirus cases worsen

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    Coronavirus: Italian town buries patients every 30 minutes

Coronavirus: Italian town buries patients every 30 minutes

Coronavirus has ravaged Bergamo, a town in the Lombardy region of Italy, where patients are now buried every thirty minutes. Giacomo Angeloni, councillor in charge of cemeteries in Bergamo, said funerals take place every half an hour. "We are facing an emergency there is no doubting that. We are having a burial every half an hour," he said. "We had 18 on Saturday, [...]

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    CAF postpones 2021 AFCON qualifiers indefinitely over coronavirus

CAF postpones 2021 AFCON qualifiers indefinitely over coronavirus

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers until further notice due to coronavirus outbreak. The decision was reached during an emergency meeting of CAF executives on Friday. The confederation said the decision was aimed to protect the health and safety of stakeholders including players, sponsors, match officials and broadcasters. The matches were earlier scheduled to [...]

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    Coronavirus: Italy records 196 fresh deaths — 827 killed so far

Coronavirus: Italy records 196 fresh deaths — 827 killed so far

The coronavirus infection has now killed 827 persons in Italy with 196 new deaths recorded in the last couple of hours. The total number of cases in the country has also risen from 10,149 to 12,462, according to the Civil Protection Agency. The death toll is the largest in a day since the outbreak started in December 2019, extending the country's record of [...]

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