Italy is now the second nation with more than 100000 COVID-19 deaths

On March 8, Italy became the second country in Europe to surpass 100000 COVID-19 deaths. The first European country with this tragic figure is the United Kingdom.

In response to the rising cases of COVID-19, the authorities are placing three more regions under tighter restrictions.

Two in the north of the country – Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto – will be raised to orange zones. While the Campania region, which includes Naples, will be re-classified as a red zone, the highest-risk level.

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