Doctors have already identified 288 cases of human infection with coronavirus in Italy, Italian television reported on Tuesday.
It was previously reported that seven people died in Italy from the effects of infection with this virus.
The most tense situation was in the regions of Lombardy (212 cases of infection and six deaths) and Veneto (42 cases of infection and one death). In addition, coronavirus is present and Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont, Lazio, Trentino-Alto Adige, in Liguria and Sicily.
In recent days, the number of cases in Italy has been growing rapidly. The opposition accuses the government of not taking measures in advance to protect the country from the coronavirus.