The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against traveling to 11 municipalities in Italy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled that in Italy there has been a steady increase in the number of cases caused by the coronavirus, mainly in the northern regions – in Lombardy (Province of Lodi) and in Veneto.

It is difficult to predict the development of the epidemic

The resort advises against unnecessary travel to the 11 municipalities quarantined by the Italian authorities: in the Lombardi region – Codogno, Castiglione d’Adda, Casalpusterlengo, Fombio, Maleo, Somaglia, Bertonico, Terranova dei Passerini, Castelgerundo, San Fiorano and in the Veneto region – Vo ‘Euganeo (Padua).

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The Ministry of Diplomacy stressed that the situation is dynamic and the Italian Civil Defense emphasized that it is difficult to predict the direction of the spread of the coronavirus. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also called for the monitoring of current information on the occurrence of the virus, which has been posted on the website of Polish institutions in Italy, the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate and the website of the Italian Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that possible difficulties arising from preventive measures taken by the Italian authorities, including airport checks, should also be taken into account.

More deaths in Italy

“The Italian authorities have taken a number of preventive measures to effectively protect public health and curb the spread of the virus. All mass events, including sports, in Lombardy and in Veneto have been canceled. Classes at universities in Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Emilia Romagna Schools in Lombardy, Piemonte, Veneto, Veneto and Emilia Romagna will also remain closed and all school trips throughout Italy will be suspended,” the ministry recalled in a press release.

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The coronavirus outbreak has spread to 25 countries and territories around the world, including several European ones. Italy, Germany, France and Finland. Outside mainland China, 26 deaths have been reported so far – 8 in Iran, 7 in South Korea, 3 in Japan and 7 in Italy, 2 in Hong Kong, one each in the Philippines, Taiwan and France.

In recent days, more and more cases have been reported in Italy, where 219 cases were found in the north of the country within days. Seven people infected with the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus have died. The vast majority of cases confirmed so far in Italy have been registered in Lombardy and Veneto.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also warns people who leave for South Korea.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also advises against traveling to Daegu City and Cheongdo County in North Gyeongsang Province unless such travel is necessary. The vast majority of South Korean coronavirus infections have been reported in these regions.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled that due to the highest level of epidemiological threat in the country introduced on February 23, special caution is recommended when traveling to other regions of South Korea.

The ministry also called for current reports on the coronavirus threat to be followed before going abroad and recalled that current announcements and guidelines can be found on the websites of the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate, the World Health Organization and the European Center for Disease Prevention. and Control. In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends observing messages from international airports and airlines that take preventive measures themselves.

South Korea is the second country after China where the virus is spreading the fastest. The number of people infected with the coronavirus that causes acute pneumonia COVID-19 has risen to 763, the Seoul Cancer Control and Prevention Center said Monday. On Sunday, 161 cases of new infections were registered. Seven people died there from the coronavirus.

bia/hlk/PAP, polsatnews.pl

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