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Italy announces temporary ban on Mink farming

Rome/Sputnik: Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza signed a decree on Monday banning mink farming until at least March, amid fears that coronavirus mutations may affect vaccine efficacy.

Italy set to impose new anti-COVID-19 social restrictions, no national lockdown

Rome/Xinhua: Italy is set to impose new restrictions on social life in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, after registering some of the highest daily increases in new cases since spring, officials said.

Italy calls for reinvigorated multilateral system to combat ‘invisible enemy’, COVID-19

New York: Today the world is faced with “an invisible enemy” that has upended lives, suffocated the world economy and limited freedoms, the Prime Minster of Italy told the United Nations on Friday.

Italy Records Lowest Daily COVID-19 Death Toll in 3 Weeks - Official

Rome/ Sputnik/UNI: Italy has recorded 431 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, which is the smallest overnight increase in the country in three weeks, Angelo Borrelli, the head of the National Civil Protection Department, said on Sunday, adding that the total number of COVID-19 fatalities stood at 19,899.

Italian PM extends national coronavirus lockdown

Rome, April 11 (Xinhua) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday announced the decision to extend the national coronavirus quarantine until at least May 3.

COVID-19 cases come down in Italy despite rising death count: Report

Rome/IBNS: Amid a growing death rate, the coronavirus spread in Italy is slowing as the country has started recording fewer COVID-19 cases, a media report said.

Coronavirus fatalities cross 15000 worldwide

Paris/IBNS: Total deaths from coronavirus pandemic crossed 15000, according to an AFP report.

Amid tightened lockdown, Italy records over 4825 deaths from COVID-19

Rome/IBNS: Even as Italy ordered a complete lockdown, the number of deaths in the country from the spread of novel Coronavirus took a gigantic leap on Saturday to reach 4,825, a number which surpassed China's death toll from where the virus outbreak commenced.

UN agriculture agency staff continue to strive for a better world amid Italy COVID-19 lockdown

New York/IBNS: Italy has been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak, with nearly 28,000 confirmed cases of the disease and 2,503 deaths, according to latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO).  While a national quarantine has the country in lockdown, it has not halted the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), based in the capital, Rome.

Kazakhstan bans entry for people arriving from Italy amid Coronavirus outbreak - Official

Nur-Sultan/Sputnik/UNI: Kazakhstan has banned entry for all the people arriving from Italy, except Kazakh citizens, amid the coronavirus disease outbreak, the country's chief sanitary doctor, Zhandarbek Bekshin, said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: Death toll rise to 233 in Italy

Rome/UNI: As Italy is all set to quarantine nearly 16 million people, the death toll due to the deadly coronavirus rose to 233 while the total number of infections shot up by a single-day record of 1,247 to hit 5,061.

Ukraine confirms first case of coronavirus infection in man returning from Italy

Kiev/Sputnik/UNI: Ukraine announced its first case of coronavirus infection in a man who returned from Italy, Deputy Health Minister Viktor Lyashko said Tuesday.

Italian tourist on Canary Islands tests positive for COVID-19, 1,000 quarantined: reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Up to 1,000 people in a hotel on the  Spanish island of Tenerife were placed under quarantine on Tuesday after  one visitor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),  media reported.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Italy crosses 100

Rome/Sputnik: The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Italy's Lombardy region has reached 89, likely pushing the country's overall number of cases past 100, regional head Attilio Fontana said on Sunday.

Do not confuse food charity with ‘right to food’, UN expert tells Italians, labelling food system exploitative

New York/IBNS: A sophisticated Italian food system is placing a heavy burden on Italy’s workers and farmers, an independent UN human rights expert said on Friday, following an 11-day visit to the country that many regard as the world’s food capital.