Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with its capital in Rome, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.
According to Reuters, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will request for parliament to extend lockdown measures until April 26. As of Saturday, Spain’s total death toll rose to 11,744, making them..
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Researchers in Massachusetts and Italy, are investigating a well-known medical treatment as a possible COVID-19 treatment. Clinical trials have begun in order to find out whether inhaled nitric oxide..
Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday. The pandemic has exploded in the United States and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain. The virus has killed more than 51,000..
Help has finally arrived at the Circolo hospital in Varese, on the frontline dealing with enormous numbers of patients in the area hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. And it has come in the form..
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Italy's three-week stay-at-home lockdown order is due to be lifted on Friday. But according to Reuters, it will likely be extended, even though the number of coronavirus cases and deaths are falling...
Russian criticism of an Italian newspaper was "inappropriate", Italy's foreign and defence ministries said on Friday, in a case that has cast a cloud over Moscow's efforts to help Rome cope with the.. Reuters - Published
The death toll from an outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 766 to 14,681, the Civil Protection Agency said on Friday, marginally higher than the daily tally of 760 fatalities registered.. Reuters - Published
Italy plans to tighten health checks to ensure that work is not disrupted in a small northern town specialising in the production of medical supplies to tackle its coronavirus crisis. Reuters - Published
Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope. Reuters - Published
Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go.. Reuters - Published
The coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day, location data.. Reuters - Published
ROME: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday extended his feud about coronavirus money with EU commission chief Ursula von der Leyen in the pages of a Roman newspaper. Conte wrote a letter to.. WorldNews - Published
Alphabet Inc's Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out.. Reuters - Published
Italy's national lockdown to try to contain the spread of coronavirus will probably continue beyond the start of May, Angelo Borrelli, the head of the Civil Protection Agency, said on Friday. Reuters - Published
Twenty-two days after the World Health Organisation declared coronavirus a pandemic, the number of confirmed cases has reached 1 million. The US has seen the most infections, with more than 200,000,.. WorldNews - Published
Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy, according to a.. Reuters - Published
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 760 to 13,915, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday, slightly higher than the daily rise of 727 registered a day earlier. Reuters - Published
The head of the European Commission apologised to Italy on Thursday for a lack of solidarity from Europe in tackling its coronavirus crisis, but promised greater help in dealing with the economic.. Reuters - Published
Spain reported an increase in coronavirus deaths and new cases, suggesting severe containment measures have yet to bring the outbreak under control. The Health Ministry recorded its deadliest day on.. WorldNews - Published
The number of active infections added 2,937 cases from the previous day, now standing at 80,572. ROME, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Italy registered a total of 110,574 coronavirus cases... WorldNews - Published
News Analysis // The horrifying tragedy that is unfolding before our very eyes worldwide but particularly in God fearing traditional Christian countries such as Italy, Spain, France, U.K., Germany,.. WorldNews - Published
France became the fourth country to pass the 4,000 coronavirus deaths threshold on Wednesday, after Italy, Spain and the United States, as the government scrambles to stay ahead of the curve regarding.. Reuters - Published
Italy's daily death toll from coronavirus on Wednesday was the lowest for six days, authorities said, but the overall number of new infections grew and the government extended a national lockdown until.. Reuters - Published
Help has finally arrived at the Circolo hospital in Varese, on the frontline dealing with enormous numbers of patients in the area hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. And it has come in the form.. WorldNews - Published
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 727 to 13,155, the Civil Protection Agency said on Wednesday, a significantly smaller increase than seen on Tuesday and the lowest.. Reuters - Published
Computer hackers have attacked Italy's social security website, forcing it to shut down on Wednesday just as people were starting to apply for coronavirus benefits, the head of the welfare agency said. Reuters - Published
Rome, Apr 1 (efe-epa).- Italian health minister Roberto Speranza said Wednesday that the country’s coronavirus lockdown measures will be extended until 13 April. He said during an appearance in.. WorldNews - Published
Bricklayer Salvatore La Barbera is worried that in a matter of days his family of four will run out of food and, with Italy locked down by coronavirus, there is no way he can earn money to buy more. Reuters - Published
Shares India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to its activities. Tablighi Jamaat is a.. WorldNews - Published
Italian doctors and unions have warned that a government policy to send patients discharged from a hospital but still positive for coronavirus to care homes is like priming "biological bombs". With.. IndiaTimes - Published
Italian mayors and regional governors yesterday bought a page in 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' newspaper to ask Germany for solidarity amid the coronavirus outbreak, saying that other states agreed.. WorldNews - Published
In the storm of infection and death sweeping Italy, one big community stands out to health officials as remarkably unscathed -- the 50,000 ethnic Chinese who live in the town of Prato. Reuters - Published