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A member of the Italian Carabinieri wearing a face mask guides a driver at the entrance of the red zone of Casalpusterlengo, closed off due to a coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy. REUTERS
A member of the Italian Carabinieri wearing a face mask guides a driver at the entrance of the red zone of Casalpusterlengo, closed off due to a coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy. REUTERS

ROME: Italy saw a fresh jump in the number of cases of the new coronavirus, with another death also reported to bring the total to 12 and 374 infections.

The new toll published by the country’s civil protection department is a jump from the 322 cases and 10 deaths recorded on Tuesday evening.

All of those who have died so far in Italy were either elderly or had pre-existing medical conditions. –AFP

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