Posts Tagged Italy

Switzerland reopens its border to Italians as coronavirus travel restrictions ease

UNTV News   •   June 15, 2020

The Italian-Swiss border reopened on Monday (June 15) allowing people living in the border towns of Como and Chiasso to freely cross the border which separates the two countries. A...

Brazil overtakes Spain, Italy in COVID-19 confirmed cases

UNTV News   •   May 18, 2020

Brazil’s confirmed COVID-19 cases had exceeded 230,000 as of Saturday local time, surpassing the numbers in Spain and Italy and making the country’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world,...

Italy eases restrictions after fewest daily deaths from COVID-19 reported

UNTV News   •   May 4, 2020

Italy has started easing its restrictions since Monday in its second phase of returning to normal life, as the country on Sunday reported 174 new deaths from COVID-19, the fewest...

Technology hands emotional lifeline to coronavirus patients seeking contact with relatives

UNTV News   •   April 8, 2020

For patients recovering from the coronavirus in hospital, one aspect is the most heartbreaking: being unable to go through the suffering without a loved one by their side. But now...

Italy’s coronavirus lockdown measures to be extended to April 13 – minister

UNTV News   •   April 2, 2020

Italy will extend anti-coronavirus lockdown restrictions imposed last month to April 13, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Wednesday (April 1). “We must not confuse the first positive signals that...

New robots treat Italian patients so doctors can keep their distance

UNTV News   •   April 2, 2020

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...

Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown as new cases fall

UNTV News   •   March 31, 2020

As Italy’s government announced on Monday (March 30) it would extend its nationwide lockdown measures against a coronavirus outbreak until at least Easter, the top of Rome’s Presidential Palace was...

Russian medical aid sent by Putin’s order arrives in Italy

UNTV News   •   March 23, 2020

Russian defence ministry showed on Monday (March 23) its aircraft landing at a military base near Rome as it delivered medical staff and equipment to help Italy tackle сoronavirus outbreak....

Streets deserted in Milan during coronavirus lockdown

UNTV News   •   March 11, 2020

A handful of people were seen on the streets of Milan on Wednesday morning (March 12) following stringent measures imposed to contain the coronavirus. Shops and restaurants closed, hundreds of...

Six dead as coronavirus measures trigger prison riots across Italy

UNTV News   •   March 10, 2020

Six prisoners died as riots spread through crowded jails across Italy over measures imposed to contain the coronavirus. Inmates, many angered by restrictions on family visits, went on the rampage...


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