Photos show what Italy is like under lockdown as the country became Europe’s epicenter of the coronavirus with more than 200 cases reported in 3 days

A policewoman wearing a protective mask stands next to carnival revellers at Venice Carnival, which the last two days of, as well as Sunday night's festivities, have been cancelled because of an outbreak of coronavirus, in Venice, Italy February 23, 2020.

  • Italy is now the focal point for the Wuhan coronavirus outside of Asia.
  • Over three days, there was a rapid spike in confirmed cases in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto — increasing from three confirmed cases on Friday to 215 people by Monday.
  • Authorities have closed down 12 towns as they try to stop the virus from spreading. These photos show what it looks like on the ground.
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Italy is now the European epicenter for the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.

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