Original title: Reference News: Italy announced the implementation of quarantine affects a quarter of the country’s population
Reference News Network reported on March 8 According to the Associated Press, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on the 8th that it was to curb the new crown virus pneumonia Spread, Italy is fully segregated, restricting about a quarter of the country’s population.
After midnight on the 7th, Conte signed an executive order affecting approximately 16 million people including Lombardy and at least 14 provinces. This extraordinary measure will be implemented until April 3.
Conte said that, unless special permission is granted, no one can enter or leave these areas, nor can they move within the same area, for the designated Lombardy and other northern provinces.
According to Agence France-Presse, according to an order signed by Prime Minister Conte, Italy has closed schools, museums, theaters and other entertainment venues across the country to combat the new crown pneumonia epidemic.
Italy has had more than 230 deaths from new crown pneumonia, making it the country with the most deaths from new crown pneumonia outside China. (Compiler / Shen Jian)