The Coronavirus continues to spread in Italy after new cases have been recorded in the Sicilian archipelago and the region of Tuscany, home to the famous tourist city of Florence.
According to AFP, Italian authorities on February 25 said the first cases of coronavirus were recorded in the Sicilian archipelago and the region of Tuscany, home to the famous tourist city of Florence, as the disease continues to spread. wide in this country.
Specifically, the first two cases of corona virus were detected in Tuscany, including one in the famous tourist city of Florence. Meanwhile, a case of the virus recorded in the Sicilian islands was a tourist from the Lombardy region, where at least 212 cases were positive for corona virus.
Within days of the first death, Italy recorded more than 229 positive patients and 7 deaths. The majority of patients were discovered in Lombardy and Veneto.
The origin of the outbreak is considered to be the town of Condogno, about 60 km south of Milan. At least 11 towns have imposed blockades. Many crowds have been canceled to prevent the risk of infection, according to AFP.
Earlier, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on February 24 that management at a hospital in the north of the country did not follow the proper virus response procedures, contributing to the outbreak of corona virus in Italy. Mr. Conte did not specify the name of the facility.
Italy is the country with the highest number of corona virus infections in Europe. However, the epidemic has shown signs of slowing down when only 10 new cases were detected on February 24.
All 7 patients who died in this country are elderly or have other serious illnesses.