Italy has closed nightclubs

Italy has closed nightclubs and made face masks compulsory outdoors after a spike in coronavirus cases among young people. New cases in the past week in Italy, the first European country to be hit hard by the coronavirus, were more than double those registered three weeks ago. Prokoshev, a bearded 70-year-old, was born in western Siberia but has retired to Russia’s warm south where he tends his vegetable garden in a village near Sochi, President Vladimir Putin’s favourite Black Sea resort. When Prokoshev read the news from Beirut 12 days ago, he made no immediate connection to his bitter experiences … Continue reading Italy has closed nightclubs