Battered Italy sees rays of hopeItaly has been in lockdown since March 12. "The measures we took two weeks ago are starting to have an effect," Mr Borrelli said in an interview with the La Repubblica daily. Italy's national lockdown went into effect on March 12 and is due to expire at the end of Wednesday. But Mr Borrelli and other Italian medical officials have been extremely cautious to draw any definitive conclusions from the two-day drop. "From the very start, people were behaving in a way that fuelled the national problem," Mr Borrelli said.
Source: Bangkok Post March 24, 2020 11:03 UTC