Coronavirus-advice for Italy: State Dept. lifts travel warning

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The State Department is urging a rethink of Americans, traveling to Italy, in the midst of a Corona-Virus outbreak that has claimed 21 lives in this country.

The Agency updated its travel warning to the second highest level-amid news that nearly 900 people were also in Italy.

“Rethink the trip to Italy due to a recent outbreak of COVID-19,” the Advisory says. “There is an ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus in Italy. Many cases of COVID-19 has been spread in connection with travel to or from mainland China or close contact with a travel-related case, but a sustainable community, has been reported in Italy.”


Some airlines flights halted after Italy, because the demand for travel in the Region is slow to climb as the number of infections there. Most of the infections are more frequent in the North.

The Italian authorities in the carnival events in Venice, and the bishops canceled in some dioceses in the North of Italy issued a set of guidelines Sunday, the Holy water fonts are maintained empty.


Since the first cases were reported in December, at least 2,800 people died, and infected in the vicinity of 85,000 were. Most of the cases are in China.

The foreign Ministry issued a travel alert last month warning travelers to visit the country.

Fox News’ Travis Fedschun contributed to this report.

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