An elderly woman wearing a face mask walks in a park in Rome as lockdown restrictions are eased. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: Italy begins to emerge from nine-week lockdown, world’s longest

  • Almost everything except for pharmacies and grocery stores was closed across the Mediterranean country of 60 million on March 12
  • Italy’s economy – the euro zone’s third-largest last year – is expected to shrink more than in any year since the global depression of the 1930s
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An elderly woman wearing a face mask walks in a park in Rome as lockdown restrictions are eased. Photo: EPA
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