A health worker wearing a protective suit and face mask works near one of the tents set up outside the hospital in Brescia, Italy on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Italy’s hospitals overflow with the dead as toll tops 1,000

  • Officials in hard-hit Lombardy region have cut red tape for burials and processing of death certificates
  • As many as 10,000 are likely to be infected in Britain, science adviser says; more European countries close schools to contain spread of disease
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A health worker wearing a protective suit and face mask works near one of the tents set up outside the hospital in Brescia, Italy on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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