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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Italy set to impose lockdown on 16m people

PM Conte's latest move, which affects the region around Milan, comes as coronavirus cases surged to 5,883 on Saturday with 233 deaths

Milan

ITALIAN Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tried to contain the alarm spreading through Europe's fourth-biggest economy, unveiling drastic measures in the middle of the night to restrict the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

In a hastily convened news conference on Sunday morning...

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