The death toll in Italy during the pandemic has surpassed that for China, where the coronavirus was first discovered. Photo: EPA-EFE
The death toll in Italy during the pandemic has surpassed that for China, where the coronavirus was first discovered. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Italian prosecco maker apologises after owner asks China to pay compensation

  • Bottega Spa owner said in letter published by Italian newspaper that China should pay for not raising alarm sooner about outbreak
  • Distributors in China suspend relationship with the firm even after it apologises, following outrage on Chinese social media

The death toll in Italy during the pandemic has surpassed that for China, where the coronavirus was first discovered. Photo: EPA-EFE
The death toll in Italy during the pandemic has surpassed that for China, where the coronavirus was first discovered. Photo: EPA-EFE
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