Italy shuts all schools, universities as coronavirus deaths climb - reports

2020-03-04 17:10
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Italy is closing all schools and universities from Thursday until mid-March to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Ansa and other Italian news agencies cited government sources as saying.

The measure was one of several being considered by the government at a meeting on Wednesday to combat COVID-19, which has killed 79 people in Italy and infected more than 2 500, the most in Europe.

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