CoronaVirus: Italy quarantines 10 million people as seventh case confirmed in Pakistan
Increasing cases sent alarm bells worldwide
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday announced to quarantine 10 million people in the aftermath of increasing cases of corona virus in the country. The Italian government has placed travel restrictions to specific areas where corona virus case are being reported.
The Italian government has made this decision after sudden spread of corona virus and dramatic spike of 1247 cases on Saturday and Sunday. So far, the Italian authorities have confirmed 233 deaths caused by the deadly virus. However, around 6000 people have been tested positive for corona virus.
In South Korea: over 7000 people have been tested positive for the deadly corona virus. The country has announced emergency to cope with emergency situation.
In United States: 444 people have been tested positive for the novel corona virus and so far. US’s Disease, Control and Prevention Department has confirmed the death of 19 people. The department said the virus has spread to 20 States in America.
The Sindh health department has confirmed fourth corona virus case on Sunday. Sindh health department’s spokesman Meeran Yousaf told reporters that an aged man has been tested positive for the deadly corona virus. So far, a total of seven corona virus cases have been reported in Pakistan. The country has declared emergency and shut down its borders with Iran and Afghanistan to halt the spread of corona virus.
Worldwide, death toll has risen to 3599 with new deaths caused by corona virus in mainland China, Italy, Iran and South Korea. As per statistics by news agencies the number of affected people by the virus has reached 105000 people. The virus has spread in 85 countries globally and affected six continents except Antarctica.
Iran’s 23 member of parliament have already been tested positive for corona virus. Iran has also confirmed over 100 deaths by the deadly virus that spread through the country. Iran has formed a force of 300000 people to battle the corona virus.