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The implications and reasons for Italy’s Coronavirus lockdown

Karalee Katsambanis

Italy’s prime minister has said at least 16 million people are now in mandatory quarantine in Lombardy region and also in 14 provinces.

The lock-down will last until early April.

The dramatic escalation in the country’s efforts to contain the new coronavirus will close gyms, pools, museums and ski resorts.

6PR European correspondent Enda Brady joins Carmen and Michael to discuss the development.

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Karalee Katsambanis
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