All of Italy on lockdown as coronavirus spreads

Published on 10 Mar 2020 11:31:15 AM

Italy’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday (March 9) that travel restrictions will be imposed across the entire country just a day after locking down much of northern Italy. Italy is the first country to restrict movement nationwide, a dramatic new clampdown aimed at halting the rapidly-spreading coronavirus in Europe's worst-affected country.