Italy towns quarantined as coronavirus cases rise

Lockdowns affect about 50,000 people, events cancelled as third person dies from virus in country.

    A third person has died of the coronavirus in Italy. The number of cases is now more than 130 - the majority of them in the northern Lombardy region.

    The Italian prime minister has announced a quarantine on several towns, affecting 50,000 people. And the last few days of the Venice Carnival have been cancelled.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl has more.


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