Italy extended quarantine for two weeks

People lined up to enter a supermarket in Italy.
VD photos: Rosy Figueroa.
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora, with reports and pictures of Rosy Figueroa, Italy

Confinement where are the Italians and all residents of the country will be extended for two week. This was announced by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

Measure, is a recommendation made by experts from China, It based on action taken by the Chinese government to order the total closure of all people in the Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak of coronavirus.

Until now, some residents of the Italian territory could go out and do the grocery shopping. But nevertheless, in addition to the extension of quarantine, the authorities intend to completely close all supermarkets and shops to avoid having people on the streets.

The measure would also include the suspension of public transport, factories maintain their operations despite the restrictions and local supermarkets.

Until Wednesday, Italy reported the death of 400 people in 24 hours, hence the intention of the authorities to toughen measures, in their efforts to control the disease.

Italy is the most affected country in Europe and despite the high number of infections and deaths from the Covid-19, the Italian authorities consider that quarantine has given positive results.