Health

Coronavirus cases jump by 2,500 in one day in Italy's Lombardy

The numbers are 'not good', said the regional governor, after sharp increase compared to previous day.

Coronavirus cases jump by 2,500 in one day in Italy's Lombardy

AJ Impact

Withering on the vine? Coronavirus compounds Italy's woes

Small businesses in Italy's south were already struggling to access credit even before the pandemic.

Withering on the vine? Coronavirus compounds Italy's woes

Coronavirus pandemic

Fears grow for Italy's non-coronavirus patients at back of queue

As hospitals are restructured to prioritise infected Italians, others including cancer patients must wait for treatment.

Fears grow for Italy's non-coronavirus patients at back of queue

AJ IMPACT

Italy shuts down more industries, but critics say it's not enough

A new decree aims to help stem coronavirus infection after the death toll jumped by almost 800 in one day.

Italy shuts down more industries, but critics say it's not enough

Italy

'No end in sight': Death, pain and anxiety in Italy's hospitals

Italian doctors and a nurse take us to their busy hospitals, which are overwhelmed with patients on the brink of death.

'No end in sight': Death, pain and anxiety in Italy's hospitals

Coronavirus pandemic

Latest Italian coronavirus death toll dashes hopes worst is over

At least 743 more people die in one day, reversing hopes after more encouraging numbers in the previous two days.

Latest Italian coronavirus death toll dashes hopes worst is over

AJ Impact

Automakers heed calls to retool operations for coronavirus fight

Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler are jump-starting operations to manufacture ventilators, respirators and masks.

Automakers heed calls to retool operations for coronavirus fight

Italy

For some elderly Italians, loneliness brings more fear than virus

More than 56 percent of coronavirus deaths have been people over 80, but for some, the sense of abandonment hurts most.

For some elderly Italians, loneliness brings more fear than virus

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Why so many deaths in Italy?

Italy toll due to demographics and how deaths are reported, but experts say other nations could soon be in its position.

Why is Italy's coronavirus fatality rate so high?

Sport

Gomez: 'Every day the news is bad'

The football star said the threat of coronavirus was taken too lightly at the start of the outbreak.

Italians using 'any excuse' to evade lockdown: Atalanta captain

Inside Story

What can we learn from Italy's coronavirus crisis?

Hospitals and morgues overwhelmed, bodies piling up in churches, and nearly 800 deaths in a single day.

NewsFeed

Italian grandma's coronavirus advice

"When we meet, instead of hugs and kisses, we wink." Italian nonna gives her advice on how to fight the #coronavirus.

AJ Impact

ECB 'ready to do more for coronavirus emergency if needed'

Europe's economies are under pressure, but the central bank can still help out further, says governing council member.

ECB 'ready to do more for coronavirus emergency if needed'

Italy

Italy reports nearly 800 coronavirus deaths in largest daily rise

Death toll leaps by 793 to 4,825, officials say, the largest daily spike in absolute terms since the contagion emerged.

Italy reports nearly 800 coronavirus deaths in largest daily rise

Counting the Cost

Hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, will Italy need a bailout?

Huge debts, anaemic growth and COVID-19 have brought Italy's economy to a standstill. Plus, airlines call for bailouts.