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Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek $122 million from government

The families of people who died of COVID-19 in Italy have sued the government, seeking €100 million ($122 million) in damages.

14 Nov 2020


Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Italy, hospitals in the country are in a dire condition and nearing a breaking point, struggling with the rise in new admissions.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Italy records highest single-day death toll, again; Army called

In what shows that things aren't getting any better in Italy, the number of people dying due to novel coronavirus climbed to 627 on a single day on Friday, the Italian Civil Protection Agency announced.

20 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: More people have died in Italy than epicenter China

The deadly coronavirus has taken more lives in Italy than it did in China, the country where it originated from in mid-December, 2019.

19 Mar 2020


In coronavirus-battered Italy, victims face death alone, burials postponed

A generation has been wiped out and it just makes you cry, an official of CFB, the largest funeral director in Italy's Bergamo, said, painting a picture of what exactly is happening in the European nation, that coronavirus has ripped apart.

19 Mar 2020


Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

Italy witnessed the biggest rise in death toll due to coronavirus on Wednesday, as 475 people died of the deadly COVID-19 disease. The total number of fatalities stands at 2,978, and 35,713 have been infected.

15 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Italian nurse's viral photo highlights healthcare workers' plight

Over the past month, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has surged rapidly in Italy.

29 Feb 2020

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Google employee in Zurich contracts coronavirus: Details here

A Google employee has contracted the novel coronavirus.

Michy Batshuayi hits back at racist fans

Borussia Dortmund striker, Michy Batshuayi has accused Atalanta fans of racist abuse, after his team's 1-1 draw against them in the Europa League in Lombardy.

23 Oct 2017


Italian regions Lombardy and Veneto seek autonomy in referendum

Over 90% of voters in Italy's rich northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto have voted yes in a non-binding referendum for more autonomy from Rome.