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Bans and masks: why Italy is doing better today than the rest of Europe


SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE - The Financial Times praises the way our country has handled the pandemic. "The measures imposed were strict", explain the experts. In Genoa, wearing a mask is now compulsory 24 hours a day.

Michele Bocci,

La Repubblica

If the North was first severely affected by the epidemic, the imposition of strict measures for the entire population, which was immediately very receptive, then made it possible to limit the circulation of the virus.

Italy is today a model in the management of the pandemic, also on the social level.

In any case, this is what we can read in the

Financial Times

and the

Wall Street Journal


The two publications compare our data with those of other European countries such as France, Spain or the United Kingdom, where the situation is much worse today, both in terms of daily contaminations as well as hospitalizations and deaths. .

While currently we register around 1,500 cases per day at home, this number can sometimes rise to 10,000 elsewhere.

Read also: Covid-19: how Italy is doing well

Obviously, the various measures promoted have been widely adopted by citizens.

The few episodes and outbreaks identified were mainly in tourist areas.

For the rest, most people have been cautious and learned the lesson quite well.

Franco Locatelli, President of the Italian Superior Health Council

Franco Locatelli, President of the Higher Health Council and eminent member of the Technical and Scientific Committee, has an explanation for these Italian figures:


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Source: lefigaro

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