WORLD Italy confirms first coronavirus cases


Italy confirms first coronavirus cases

By Ye Qi | People's Daily app

07:19, January 31, 2020

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Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. (Photo: Xinhua)

Rome (People’s Daily) – Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the country had reported its first two cases of the novel coronavirus, according to Reuters.

Italy is the fourth European nation, after France, Finland, and Germany, to have confirmed cases of the virus. 

Following the announcement, Conte suspended air travel between Italy and China.

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