For all those who grew up with Italian TV, the tune of the ‘Barilla Adverts’ is probably part of one’s life soundtrack. So are the … Read more
Authorities in Lombardy, the Italian region worst-affected by coronavirus, have enacted a law obliging citizens to wear face masks when they go outside.
In the … Read more
There are 88,274 positive cases of coronavirus (+2,886 compared to yesterday). This was stated by the head of Civil Protection Angelo Borrelli, explaining that hospitalizations … Read more
Germans’ increase in demand in pasta deliveries from Italy force Aldi sending special trains to be able to stock up
Germany ‘fears’ of being left without pasta due to the coronavirus emergency, so much so that the supermarket chain of the Aldi brand is sending … Read more
There seems to be a glimmer of hope for the CoVid-19 patients in Italy, as five patients who were in a critical condition at Pavia, … Read more
The Italian hosiery industry is stepping up to help fight COVID-19. Many companies are closed, however a number are opening their doors and converting their … Read more
The number of coronavirus-infected patients in Italy has risen to 83,049, an increase of 2,477 on yesterday. This number nonetheless represents a significant improvement since … Read more
Several coronavirus patients at Pavia’s Policlinico Hospital have received the plasma of patients who have recovered from the virus, sources said Thursday.
The hospital has … Read more
A row has erupted in Italy over parents being allowed to take their children out for a short walk amid the coronavirus lockdown.
The government … Read more
The arrival of a plane from Turkey with medical aid for the Coronavirus’ emergency, Rome, Italy, 01 April 2020.
Turkey has sent military aircraft delivering … Read more
Mixed news from neighbouring Italy, with the country registering the smallest increase in deaths – 727 – for a week, but at the same time … Read more
Italy will extend anti-coronavirus lockdown restrictions imposed last month to April 13, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Wednesday.
“We must not confuse the first … Read more
The head of civil protection Angelo Borrelli said that with more than 105,000 infected, over 77,000 Italians still positive and almost 12, 500, Italy has … Read more
A number of Rome hotels including the Marriott have placed themselves at the disposal of the national health service to house coronavirus patients who … Read more
Italian supercar-maker Lamborghini has started making surgical masks and protective medical shields which it will donate to a local hospital.
The carmaker said it will … Read more
The Civil Protection Department said Tuesday that 77,635 people are currently infected with the coronavirus in Italy, a rise of 2,107 on Monday.
That is … Read more
The emotions run high as the number of deaths and infected people in Italy goes into the thousands. This has resulted a strain on the … Read more
Italian News Agency ANSA reports that Italy has registered 812 coronavirus deaths on Monday but the data presented by the civil protection department also seemed … Read more
Italian league leaders Juventus have announced players and manager have agreed to forgo €90 million in wages to help the club through the coronavirus crisis.… Read more
Christian Mongiardi, a young doctor in service at the Circolo Hospital in Varese, Lombardy, performed a number of Queen songs, including “Don’t Stop Me Now … Read more
Italy reported a second straight daily decline in the number of deaths from coronavirus, offering hope that stern measures the government has implemented over the … Read more
The region around the north Italian city of Turin was rocked by a 3.5-magnitude earthquake just after 09.00 on Sunday 29 March.
The epicentre of … Read more
The body of the three-year-old boy whose traces were lost on Friday morning in Metaponto di Bernalda, in the Matera area was found on Saturday. … Read more
In Italy, 92,472 people contracted the Sars-CoV-2 virus (5,974 more people than yesterday, for a growth of 6.91%). Of these, 10,023 died (+889, + 9.73%) … Read more
There is fear in Italy fear that the virus is silently spreading in the country’s south.
As the dead in Italy keep piling up, virologists … Read more
President Mattarella warns EU to act before it was too late as Italy registers record number of deaths
In a rare, televised address to the nation, Italian President Sergio Mattarella warned that the European Union had to react before it was too late … Read more
Italian researchers are looking at whether a higher than usual number of cases of severe pneumonia and flu in Lombardy in the last quarter of … Read more
The fashion designer’s Group was one of the first firms to take measures to halt the spread of the epidemic, deciding to hold its … Read more
An extension of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown containment measures is inevitable, the Supreme Health Council (CSS) said Friday.
This is because, CSS head Franco Locatelli said, … Read more
A worker in a shed of the Rho fair unloads medical material from the United States sent to help the Lombardy region to deal with … Read more
Italy’s Foreign Minister said that there is urgent need for a great international alliance against the coronavirus.
In comments to Italy’s Corriere della Sera, after … Read more
Milan city council on Thursday ordered cremations to halt starting March 29 for people who died in, but were not resident in, the northern Italian … Read more
An Italian Police’s water cannon truck, usually deployed to disperse groups of demonstrators, sprays water as it drives on a street in front of the … Read more
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that Italy’s coronavirus epidemic may peak this week.
“The slowing in the pace of growth is an extremely positive … Read more
We don’t know where to bury the dead, nor where to put the sick – Lega Nord Deputy Leader in Parliament
In Bergamo, apart from not knowing where to take the dead, we don’t even know where to put the sick.
An emotional Northern League deputy … Read more
Facebook has seen usage across its platforms surge in countries that have brought in virus lockdowns.
Italy – with some of the toughest restrictions – … Read more
A still image from a handout video footage release 25 March 2020 by the press service of the Russian defence Ministry shows an inscription ‘From … Read more
A drone pilot of the Civil Protection agency exhibits one of the three drones supplied to the municipality of Opera, near Milan.
The drones are … Read more
Distribution of protective face masks donated by China in a pharmacy during the coronavirus emergency lockdown, in Padua, northern Italy.
Italy is under a lockdown … Read more
The Italian government on Tuesday approved stiffer sanctions for breaking lockdown rules, sources outside a cabinet meeting said.
The measures are expected to include 4,000 … Read more