Military officers in face masks stand outside the Duomo cathedral, which was closed by authorities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Milan on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: seven dead in Italy and more than 220 infected – the highest reported number outside Asia

  • Venice Carnival cancelled, landmarks like Milan’s Duomo cathedral shut, and schools, museums and universities closed in much of northern Italy
  • All deaths, including four announced on Monday, concerned elderly people, most of them with pre-existing health conditions
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Military officers in face masks stand outside the Duomo cathedral, which was closed by authorities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Milan on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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