Coronavirus Tests Europe’s Open Borders as Italy Death Toll Rises


Coronavirus Tests Europe’s Open Borders as Italy Death Toll Rises

Italy reported a sixth death from the coronavirus Monday, as authorities imposed quarantines and other restrictions in the country’s economic heartland to fight what is now the world’s third-biggest national outbreak after China and South Korea.

Italian authorities on Monday shut down schools, universities and museums across the country’s north, and banned public and private gatherings, including soccer matches and cultural events. In Milan, the famed Scala opera house was closed. Venice ended its annual carnival early. Catholic…


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