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Italy to scrap mandatory masks outdoors from June 28

Italy to scrap mandatory masks outdoors from June 28

Italy will lift a requirement that people wear face masks outdoors from June 28, the government said late on Monday, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations decline.

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

Samples from a study suggesting the coronavirus was circulating outside China by October 2019 have been re-tested at the World Health Organization's (WHO) request, two scientists who led the Italian research said.

Rome funeral workers protest as coffins pile up in cemeteries

Rome funeral workers protest as coffins pile up in cemeteries

Undertakers protested on Friday against a massive backlog of coffins building up at Rome cemeteries, saying city authorities were failing to cope with a surge of coronavirus deaths.

Virus already in Italy by December, sewers show

Virus already in Italy by December, sewers show

The coronavirus was present in two large Italian cities in December, more than two months before the first case was detected, a national health institute study of waste water has found.

Virus deprives 700,000 Italian kids of enough food: farmers

Virus deprives 700,000 Italian kids of enough food: farmers

The coronavirus crisis in Italy is depriving around 700,000 children of sufficient food, the country's main farmers' organisation said on Sunday.

Italy to start reopening business on May 4, schools in Sept

Italy to start reopening business on May 4, schools in Sept

Italy will start reopening its manufacturing industry on May 4 as part of plans to ease its coronavirus lockdown, and schools will reopen in September

Italy's daily coronavirus death toll lowest since April 12

Italy's daily coronavirus death toll lowest since April 12

Deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 482 on Saturday, the lowest daily increase since April 12, while the number of new cases was stable at 3,491, the Civil Protection Agency said.