Italy has reported more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak than anywhere else in the world outside China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italy has reported more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak than anywhere else in the world outside China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: European borders likely to remain open despite crisis in Italy, observers say

  • EU and Schengen Area member states have formed a ‘Covid-19 borders group’ to monitor situation, EU home affairs commissioner says
  • Number of infections in Italy rose to more than 3,850 on Friday morning, with 148 people killed

Italy has reported more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak than anywhere else in the world outside China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italy has reported more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak than anywhere else in the world outside China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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