Northern Italy closes schools, restaurants, etc. for the time being due to the spread of infected people February 22 7:10
In Italy, 15 people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in one day in the northern province of Lombardy in Italy, and Italian health officials have closed local schools and restaurants for the time being and have asked residents to stay at home. Did.
According to Italian health officials, five out of 15 newly confirmed cases of infection in northern Lombardy are health care workers, appearing to have spread from the first 38-year-old man to be infected. .
In response to this, health authorities will proceed with testing about 150 people who may have come into contact with this man, and in several surrounding municipalities, including towns where the infected person was found, have access to public facilities such as schools and restaurants. The commercial facilities were closed for the time being and residents were asked to wait at home.
The 38-year-old man had no history of traveling to China and recently had dinner with a friend who returned from China, but the friend's test was negative, and the route of infection has been revealed. not.
In Italy, there have been confirmed cases of infections by tourists from China and Italians returning from Wuhan in Hubei Province, bringing the total to 20.