ArmInfo. The Armenian Embassy appealed to the citizens of Armenia in connection with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy.
Thus, the Armenian Embassy in Italy urged RA citizens to refuse to visit the communities of Codogno, Castiglione d'Adda, Casalpusterlengo, Fombio, Maleo, Somaglia, Bertonico, Terranova dei Passerini, Castelgerundo e San Fiorano in the Lombardy region and Vo 'Euganeo in the Veneto region, and generally get away from crowded places due to the increase in the number of patients with coronavirus in Italy.
The embassy also informed that at the moment the number of people infected with coronavirus in Italy amounted to 219 people, the predominant number of whom are in the Lombardy region. Five people have already died. In the northern part of the country, educational institutions, public facilities are closed, cultural and sports events are postponed.
The day before, Armenia decided to close the air and land communication with Iran for two weeks in connection with the spread of the coronavirus in Iran.