(Фото: Global Look Press)
Italy coped with the coronavirus epidemic. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Health Roberto Speranza at a meeting of the Coldiretti Agricultural Association, transfers газета Corriere della Sera.
“I think Italy did it. I’m talking about the government, but about the country as a whole. We were the first to suffer in the world after China, we had no instructions, ”explained Speranza.
He noted that the country has already “emerged from the storm”, but has not yet reached a “safe haven”. According to Speranza, recent months have been the most difficult in Italian history since World War II. At the same time, the minister said that the situation does not allow for now to say that the disease is a thing of the past. It will be possible to speak of complete victory only when a vaccine appears.
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By given American Johns Hopkins University, by July 21 in Italy more than 244 thousand cases of COVID-19 were recorded. 197 thousand patients were cured, more than 35 thousand died. The country is in third place in Western Europe in terms of the number of people infected after the UK and Spain.